He was born in 1836/37, in Pennsylvania.
date: 2 (28 in 1865).
When he enlisted, he was a shoemaker.
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 4-1/2 inches tall, and had blue eyes, brown hair, and a fair complexion.
During the war
He enlisted and was mustered in, as a substitute, on 20 March 1865, as a private in the 91st Pennsylvania, at Greensburg, [Westmoreland County,] Pennsylvania.
His enlistment was credited to subdistrict 78 Fayette County, congression district 21, Pennsylvania.
He was a substitute for Nathan B Brightwell.
[sources: 1, 2]
He is listed on a muster and descriptive roll of a detachment of substitutes forwarded for the 91st, dated Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 20 March 1865, but his name was crossed out.
1index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania
(John T Morgan)
[compiled service record, 91st PA, John T Morgan]
[transcribed 28 June 2015, from 2 images obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration]
Morgan, John T
Co. -, 91 Pennsylvania Inf.
Private | -
1 22038194 [?]
[the rest of the card numbers are blank]
M | 91 | Pa.
* John T. Morgan
Appears with rank of Pvt on
Muster and Descriptive Roll of a Detachment of Substitutes forwarded
for the 91 Reg't Pa. Infantry. Roll dated
Greensburg Pa., Mch 20, 1865.
Where born Pa
Age 28 y'rs; occupation Shoemaker
When enlisted Mch 20, 1865.
Where enlisted Greensburg Pa
For what period enlisted 1 years.
Eyes blue; hair brown
Complexion fair; height 5 ft 4 1/2 in.
When mustered in Mch 20, 1865.
Where mustered in Greensburg
Bounty paid $[blank]; due $[blank]
Where credited S.D. No 78 Fayette Co, 21st Cong. Dist., Pa.
Company to which assigned [blank]
Remarks: Substitute for Nathan B. Brightwell. $772.25 [??]