Morse, Merritt (John Merritt), 1832-1913
- Existence: 1832 - 1913
John Morse, known as Merritt, was born on December 17, 1832 in Randolph, New Hampshire. Merritt enlisted on August 13, 1862 as a private in the I Company, 3rd Regiment, New Hampshire, during the American Civil War. He officially transferred to US Signal Corps Unit 3724 on November 3, 1863. He transferred again in spring of 1864 to the X Corps Army of the James in Virginia, and finally sometime in winter or spring of 1865 to field service in Virginia with the XXIV Corps, where he remained through the end of the war. He died on February 8, 1913 in Lancaster, New Hampshire.
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