James Elwood Morey

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James Elwood Morey

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Son of William Morey and Derexa Morey
Husband of Winona Morey
Brother of Henry Lee Morey, US Congress; Benjamin Franklin Morey; Edward Rutledge Morey; Oliver Perry Morey and Matella Druley

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James Elwood Morey

On the 7th of August, 1862, James enlisted in the Ninety-third Regiment Ohio Volunteers in response to President Lincoln's second call for 300,000 men. In the Fall of the same year he was taken prisoner, but was soon exchanged and again took his place in the ranks. He continued in the service until the 14th of June, 1865, when he was mustered out and honorably discharged, the rebellion being subdued and peace declared. His regiment formed part of the Army, of the Cumberland. He took part in the battles of Chickamauga, Mission Ridge and Lookout Mountain, Rocky Face, Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw Mountain, Lovejoy Station, Columbia, Nashville, and numerous skirmishes and minor engagements.

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