Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Died of wounds received at the Battle of Antietam
Private Morgan was wounded in the breast at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862 and was taken to a make shift hospital in Smoketown Maryland.
At some point John died from his wound and his burial location was lost. He is probably in a "Unknown" grave at the Antietam National Cemetery.