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Morf, John Henry

MORF

Posted By: Megan Welty
Date: 8/11/2013 at 18:52:23

John Henry Morf, who lived outside Merrill, Iowa, served in the Sioux City Cavalry 1861-1864. The unit men fought under General Alfred Sully at the Battle of White Stone Hills, Dakota Territory. Biography from the unit roster:

“Morf, John H. Age 29. Residence Sioux City, nativity Switzerland. Enlisted Sept. 25, 1861, as Second Corporal. Mustered Nov. 14, 1861. Promoted Fifth Sergeant Jan. 17, 1863. Transferred to Company I, Seventh Cavalry, July 14, 1863.”

Written & submitted by Megan Welty.


 

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