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Marshall Morrell (April 25, 1844 - March 28, 1922) served as a corporal in Company A, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Marshall Morell was born April 25, 1844 in Sullivan County, Tennessee to Caleb and Lavicie (Crow) Morrell. He married Susan Catherine Riley (1847-1929) with whom he had eleven children.[1]

Civil War service

Morrell enlisted as a private in Company G on September 24, 1863 in Carter County, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in October 28, 1863 at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. He was transferred April 10, 1863 to Company A by order of Colonel Miller. Morrell promoted to corporal on March 21, 1865.

He is described as 19 years old, 5' 7" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, black hair, and by occupation a farmer.

Morrell was present for duty throughout his term of service until June 29, 1865 when he was granted a furlough; when he returned to the regiment is not recorded.

Morrell mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, was owed $3.90 from the government for clothing, had been paid a $25 bounty, and was owed a $75 bounty.

Post-war life

Morrell applied for an invalid's pension on June 20, 1885. He died March 28, 1922 in Sullivan County and is buried at Morning View Cemetery in Bluff City, Tennessee.

His wife applied for a widow's pension on April 25, 1922.


  1. 1900 U.S. Census, Civil District No. 16, Sullivan County, Tennessee.

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