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BIOGRAPHIES OF TRAILL COUNTY
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CHARLES W. MACCARTHY

Charles was born about 1830 in New York and died in 1912 in New York.
In the 1885 Dakota Territory Census he is living in Traill County. In the 1890 Veterans Federal Census he is living in Quincy.
Charles enlisted from Batavia, New York on 8 June 1862 as a Private into Company G, New York 8th [note: Burial shows 128th] Heavy Artillery Regiment. He was promoted to Full Qtr Master Sargeant on 22 August 1862. He mustered out on 9 June 1865 at Baltimore, Maryland.
He is buried at Ossian Center Cemetery in Livingston County, New York.
Burial, Tombstone Picture.


MATTES MATTEASON

Records have his name as Mattes Matteason, Skarison Mathias, Mathias Mathison,
Mattes was born about 1835 and died on 16 July 1931.
In the 1890 Veterans Federal Census he is living in Mayville.
Mattes enlisted as a Private in Company A, Missouri 40th Infantry Regiment.
He is buried at Velva Cemetery, McHenry County, North Dakota and his headstone was provided by the government.
Burial, Tombstone Picture.


ANTON MILLER

Anton was born 6 January 1846 in Germany. He enlisted in Company I, 14th Illinois Cavalry on 7 January 1863 and mustered out 9 April 1865. Anton lived in Portland then had a farm west of Range 52 which later became part of Steele County. He started receiving his pension on 4 February 1875. Anton died in Los Angeles County, California on 20 November 1921 and is buried there. Burial, Tombstone Picture.


JOEL MILLER

Joel was born 8 March 1846 in Howard, Indiana and died 28 April 1913 in Wabasha County, Minnesota. He is buried in Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha County.
In the 1885 Dakota Territory Census he is living in Traill County and in the 1890 Veterans Federal Census he is living in Caledonia. In 1900 the family is located in Bottineau County, North Dakota.
On 10 August 1864 he enlisted as a Private in Company B, Wisconsin 12th Infantry Regiment and mustered out on 16 July 1865. He started receiving his pension on 23 July 1891 in North Dakota and his wife, Phoebe, started receiving widow's pension on 12 May 1913 in Minnesota.


ASA HOWARD MORGAN

He is a brother to John H. Morgan. They had another brother, Charles W. living in Traill County who served in the Indian Wars in 1867.
During his time in the civil war, he used the alias Howard A. Morgan in one enlistment and on pension records.
Asa was born in Guilford, Maine in October 1846 and died in the Minneapolis, Minnesota Soldier's Home on 23 March 1930.
In the 1890 Veterans Federal Census he is living in Hillsboro.
On 10 October 1862 he enlisted as a Private, under Asa H. Morgan, in Company I, Maine 22nd Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on 14 August 1863 at Augusta, Maine. He enlisted again, as A. Howard Morgan, on 27 October 1864 in Company A, Maine 1st Sharp Shooter Battalion. On 21 June 1865 he transferred to Company A, Maine 20th Infantry Regiment. He mustered out on 16 July 1865. He started receiving his pension on 3 January 1899 in North Dakota.
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Asa is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota.
Burial, Tombstone Picture.


JOHN H. MORGAN

He is a brother to Asa H. Morgan. They had another brother, Charles W. living in Traill County who served in the Indian Wars in 1867.
John was born in Guilford, Maine in 18 August 1842 and died 26 June 1885.
In the 1885 Dakota Territory Census he is living in Caledonia.
John enlisted in Company E, Minnesota 8th Infantry Regiment on 29 Mar 1864 and mustered out on 11 July 1865 at Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
John is buried at Caledonia Cemetery.
Burial, Tombstone Picture.

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