Albert Payson Morrow
Colonel, United States Army
Payson Morrow of Illinois
Appointed From Pennsylvania, Sergeant, Company K, 17th Pennsylvania Infantry, 18 Aptil to 1 August 1861
Sergeant Company C and Sergeant Major 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry, 9 September 1861 To 27 March 1862
Second Lieutenant, 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry, 27 March 1862
First Lieutenant, 20 November 1862
Captain, 8 February 1864
Major, 10 February 1865
Lieutenant Colonel, 29 March 1865
Breveted Colonel, 13 March 1865 for conspicious gallantry in action
Honorably mustered out 7 August 1865
Captain, 7th U. S. Cavalry, 28 July 1866
Major, 9th U. S. Cavalry, 6 March 1867
Lieutenant Colonel, 6th U. S. Cavalry, 17 December 1882
Colonel, 3rd U. S. Cavalry, 18 February 1891
Retired 16 August 1892
ARMY AND NAVY NEWS
WASHINGTON, May 22, 1883 – It is generally understood here that the prominent Army officer who was recently reported to have sold duplicate or triplicate pay vouchers for the same month’s pay to two or three banking offices in this city is Colonel A. P. Morrow, who has for some time been attached to General Sherman’s staff. The matter has come informally before the War Department and will, it is believed, result in a court-martial.
October 11, 1883 - general court-martial
has been appointed to meet at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, October 19th, for
the trial of Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Morrow, Sixth Cavalry, formerly on
the staff of General Sherman, on the charges of drunkenness and conduct
unbecoming an officer and gentleman, preferred by Brigadier General George
Crook, Commanding the Department of Arizona.
WASHINGTON, November 9, 1883 – The record of
the court-martial in the case of Lieutenant Colonel A. P. Morrow, Sixth
Cavalry, tried on charges of drunkenness on duty, was today submitted to
the Secretary of War, together with a review thereof by the Judge Advocate
General of the Army. The case will be submitted to the President for action.
It is understood that the court found Colonel Morrow guilty of the charge
and sentenced him to dismissal from the service.
WASHINGTON, November 16, 1883 – The President
has initiated the sentence of dismissal in the case of Lieutenant Colonel
A. P. Morrow, Sixth Cavalry, tried by court-martial for drunkenness, to
a suspension from rank and command, with forfeiture of one-half pay for
the period of one year and a reduction in linear rank to the foot of the
list of Lieutenant Colonels.
MORROW, ELLA M W/O ALBERT, COL, USA
Posted: 6 October 2008