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William Edger Morman


Birth: 15 Sep 1828


Death: 24 Apr 1898


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Served in Company G, 33rd Inf., Mississippi as Pvt


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33rd (Hurst's) Infantry Regiment, organized late in 1861, contained men from Amite, Wilkinson, Leake, Franklin, and Pike counties. The unit fought at Corinth and Hatchie Bridge, then was assigned to General Rust's and Featherston's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. It took part in various engagements during the Vicksburg siege and for a time was stationed at Jackson. Continuing under the command of General Featherston, the 33rd served with the Army of Tennessee through the Atlanta Campaign and in Tennessee and North Carolina. It lost 16 killed, 83 wounded, and 54 missing at Peach Tree Creek, had 85 officers and men fit for duty in December, 1864, and surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Jabez L. Drake and David W. Hurst, Lieutenant Colonels John Harrod and William B. Johnson, and Major Robert J. Hall.






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