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James Bright Morgan
Birth: Mar. 14, 1833
Fayetteville
Lincoln County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1892
Horn Lake
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. A lawyer and probate judge, he enlisted in the Confederate Army at the start of the Civil War, rising from Private to Colonel and commander of the 29th Mississippi Infantry regiment. He was elected as a Democrat to represent Mississippi's 2nd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1885 to 1891. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Hall Morgan (1805 - 1853)
  Martha A Edmondson Morgan (1812 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Ann Daughtery Morgan (1838 - 1897)
 
 Children:
  Edward Cary Wathall Morgan (1885 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Edmondson Morgan (1830 - 1863)*
  William E Morgan (1831 - 1863)*
  James Bright Morgan (1833 - 1892)
  John Hall Morgan (1838 - 1862)*
  Hiram C Morgan (1842 - 1842)*
  Mary Elizabeth Morgan Goodbar (1846 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hernando Memorial Park
Hernando
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 31, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7134522
James Bright Morgan
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CSA, Lt. Colonel, Field & Staff, Company I, 29th Mississippi Infantry. Enlisted 1 March 1862. Paroled 19 May 1865 at Grenada, Mississippi.
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Nov. 6, 2014
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Nov. 6, 2014
Congressman Morgan, thank you for your service to the CSA! Your bravery and valor are not forgotten! DEO VINDICE!
- lrinkel
 Added: Aug. 9, 2013
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