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Thales Morrison 1812 September Substitute Soldier River Raisin Force

Posted: 1504851392000
Classification: Military
War of 1812 Compiled Military Service Record Index Cards

Morrison, Thalis

Private 1st Regiment (Scott’s) Kentucky Volunteers “See also William Sacks [sic read William Jacks]”

Morrison, Thalins

Private 1st Regiment (Scott’s) Kentucky Volunteers “Reference Card Original filed under Morrison, Thalis”

War of 1812 Compiled Military Service Record

Thalis Morrisson

Private

Captain Thomas Morris’ Company of Infantry, 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Militia

Appears on Company Muster Roll for:

October 15 to November 30, 1812

Date of Appointment or Enlistment:

August 15, 1812

To what time Engaged or Enlisted:

February 14, 1813

Remarks and Alterations since last Muster:

Substitute in Place of William Sacks [sic read William Jacks]

Thalis Morrisson

Private

Captain Thomas Morris’ Company of Infantry, 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Militia

Appears on Company Muster Roll for:

December 1 to December 31, 1812

Date of Appointment or Enlistment:

August 15, 1812

To what time Engaged or Enlisted:

February 14, 1813

Thalis Morrisson

Private

Captain Thomas Morris’ Company of Infantry, 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Militia

Appears on Company Muster Roll for:

January 1 to March 4, 1813

Date of Appointment or Enlistment:

August 15, 1812

To what time Engaged or Enlisted:

February 14, 1813

Thalins Morrison

Captain Thomas Morris’ Company of Infantry, 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Militia

Appears on Company Pay Roll for:

January 1 to March 4, 1813

Roll Dated:

March 4, 1813

Commencement of Service or of this Settlement:

January 1, 1813

Expiration of Service or of this Settlement:

March 4, 1813

Term of Service Charged: 2 Months, 4 Days

Pay per month: 8 Dollars, 0 Cents

Amount of Pay: 17 Dollars, 29 Cents


War of 1812 Compiled Military Service Record Index Cards

Sacks [sic read Jacks], William

Private 1st Regiment (Scott’s) Kentucky Volunteers “See also Thalis Morrison”

Jacks, William

Private 1st Regiment (Scott’s) Kentucky Volunteers


War of 1812 Pension Applications

Jacks, William M

Private

Captain Thomas Morris’ Company of Infantry, 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Militia

Mentions of a Substitute and / or Morrison in William M Jacks War of 1812 Pension Application

Pages: 7, 11, 17, 21, 24, 37, 38, 68, 75, 79 and 80

Transcript of Pages 37 and 38

State of Missouri

County of Howard

On this 11th day of March 1851 personally appeared before me a justice of the peace within and for the county and state aforesaid William M. Jacks aged sixty-two years a resident of Boon County Missouri who being duly sworn according to law declares that he is the identical William M. Jacks who was a private in the company commanded by Thomas Morriss in the regiment of Kentucky Militia commanded by Col. Lewis in the war with Great Britain declared by the United States on the 18th day of June 1812 that he was drafted in Bourbon County Kentucky about 14th August 1812 for six months and continued in actual service for six months as follows To Wit he was mustered into service and travelled with the army about one hundred and fifty miles when he employed one Thales Morrison to serve out the balance of his time for which he paid sd Morrison One Hundred + fifty Dollars and furnished him with equipage with the understanding that the tour should belong to said Jacks + the discharge be granted to him that sd Morrison did continue in actual service in said war the remainder of said six months and was honorably discharged at Bourbon County Ky about 14th February 1813 that the Captain of said Company told sd Jacks he would hand him a certificate of discharge but failed to do so. He refers to the muster rolls of said Company

He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act granting bounty land to certain officers + soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States passed September 28, 1850

William M Jacks


Remember the Raisin!

Remember the Raisin: Kentucky and Kentuckians in the Battles and Massacre at Frenchtown, Michigan Territory, in the War of 1812 (G. Glenn Clift)

Rosters of Troops Page 179

Captain Thomas Morris’s Company, 1st Regiment

Morris, Thales [sic read Thales Morrison]

Prisoner of War January 22, 1813


NB
The march of the River Raisin Force began on 19 August 1812

The march began in Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky

The Army arrived in Piqua, Miami County, Ohio on approximately 3 September 1812

Piqua, Miami County, Ohio is approximately 150 miles from Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky
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