Morris Matthews, Civil War Soldier


Morris Matthews
Born in West Brookfield, Mass._Son of Frederic Matthews,_by occupation a Mechanic,_Unmarried,_at the age of 21 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
During the campaign in North Carolina he participated in all movements,_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, and Gum Swamp expedition.
(*Error When the regiment left Newbern for Maryland, Matthews remained behind, and cam ehome, with the sick and convalescents, via Boston, arriving July 11th, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.)
Mustered out of service July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.
*Matthews came up to Baltimore with the regiment, but did not accompany his comrades in the march through Maryland. Arrived home July 22, via Boston.


ca. 1861-1865


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