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Morgan, Richard S. (d. 1865)

Morgan, Richard S. (d. 1865)
Historical Note
The following information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "Richard S. Morgan, a Chicago apothecary. In 1862 he was an Assistant Post Apothecary at the Federal Drug Store, Camp Douglas, IL. During the course of the next 2 1/2 years, Richard resumes working in various positions in Chicago. He marries Celia Frary, a Morris, IL schoolteacher in Grundy Co., Ill. in 1863, and they have a baby daughter. The couple becomes estranged due to the husband's alcoholism, the baby dies, and Richard dies of diptheria on April 7, 1865 in the hospital at Camp Butler, Springfield, IL where he had recently taken an apothecary post and enlisted in the 91st IL." Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Richard S. Morgan.
Seller information.
Note Author
Ute Schechter

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Richard S. and Celia Morgan Papers, 1860-1867