George W. Morgan

George Washington Morgan (September 20, 1820 – July 26, 1893) was an American soldier, lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He fought in the Texas Revolution and the Mexican–American War, and was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Morgan later served as a three-term postbellum United States Congressman from Ohio. He also served as the United States Ambassador to Portugal from 1858 to 1861, during the term of President James Buchanan.

George Washington Morgan
George W. Morgan, 1892
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1867  June 3, 1868
Preceded byColumbus Delano
Succeeded byColumbus Delano
In office
March 4, 1869  March 3, 1873
Preceded byColumbus Delano
Succeeded byMilton I. Southard
United States Ambassador to Portugal
In office
1858–1861
Preceded byJohn L. O'Sullivan
Succeeded byJames E. Harvey
Personal details
Born(1820-09-20)September 20, 1820
Washington County, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 26, 1893(1893-07-26) (aged 72)
Fort Monroe, Virginia
Resting placeMound View Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Ohio
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Sarah H. Hall
Childrentwo
Alma materWashington & Jefferson College
Signature
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Union
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Union Army
Years of service1846–1848, 1861–1863
Rank Brigadier General
Commands15th Infantry Regiment
Battles/warsMexican War

American Civil War


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