John P. Morton enrolled in the 17th Infantry on October 8, 1861. He was mustered in on January 4, 1862 at Calhoun for a three years term in Company A. He was discharged with his unit on 23 January 1865 in Louisville. He was promoted from Corporal to Sergeant on July 12, 1862. There are no other comments in the AG Report.
Sergeant Morton is buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Hartford, Ohio County. [Barry Goodall]
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