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Thomas Armstrong Morris
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Born (1811-12-26)December 26, 1811
Nicholas County, Kentucky
Died March 23, 1904(1904-03-23) (aged 92)
San Diego, California
Place of burial
Crown Hill National Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Indiana Militia (Union)
Years of service 1834–1836, 1861
Rank Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General (Indiana Militia)
Battles/wars American Civil War
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Thomas Armstrong Morris (December 26, 1811 – March 23, 1904) was an American railroad executive and civil engineer from Kentucky and a soldier, serving as a brigadier general of the Indiana Militia in service to the Union during the early months of the American Civil War. During the Western Virginia Campaign in 1861, he played an important role in leading regiments from West Virginia, Indiana and Ohio in clearing the Confederate army from western Virginia during the Battle of Philippi, a move that helped bolster pro-Union sentiment and contributed to the creation of the separate state of West Virginia. Morris was also instrumental in the planning and construction of the postbellum Indiana State House.

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