Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Capt. Walter G. Morrill, 20th Maine, ca. 1863

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Walter G. Morrill (1840-1935) of Williamsburg was 20 when he enlisted as a sergeant in Co. B of the 20th Maine Infantry.

He was later promoted to 1st sergeant, then 2nd lieutenant and, on Oct. 8, 1862, to captain and commander of the company. He became a full lieutenant colonel on March 13, 1865.

Morrill won a Medal of Honor at Rappahannock Station, Virginia, on Nov. 7, 1863 for leading his troops, without orders to do so, to support the 6th Maine in its attack.

Other Information


  • Title: Capt. Walter G. Morrill, 20th Maine, ca. 1863
  • Creator: C. L. Marston, Bangor
  • Creation Date: circa 1863
  • Subject Date: circa 1863
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Dimensions (cm): 10 x 6
  • Local Code: Coll. 1927
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

Print This Record

Cross Reference Searches


LC Subject Headings

Portrait photographs

People

Morrill, Walter G.

Other Keywords

carte de visite

Print This Record

Share what you know about this item

... Or if there's a problem with this page, tell us.

We do NOT offer appraisals on like items. Check our Note on Appraisals.

*Required fields.