Caption: George Josiah Edwin Gray Morrison
Credit: Carol Morrison, “George Joseph Morrison,” findagrave.com, May 26, 2017
Born in 1836, George Josiah Edwin Gray Morrison enlisted in the Petersburg City Guard, the 12th Virginia's Company A, as a private on June 11, 1861. He had been a clerk. Morrison was promoted to Sergeant on May 1, 1862. He suffered a severe right shoulder wound in the Wilderness on May 6, 1864. Nonetheless, he surrendered with the Petersburg Regiment at Appomattox. After the war, he went into the dry goods business in the Cockade City with James Edward "Eddie" Whitehorne, who had served as First Sergeant of the 12th's Company F, the Huger Grays.