Marcus De Lafayette Moore(1842 - 1926)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a married 19 year old farmer from Marion, AL when he enlisted as Private on 24 April 1861 in Company G, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First Manassas to Malvern Hill, VA.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
In action with his Company from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 through the Siege of Petersburg in late 1864. He was promoted to First Corporal on 1 July 1864. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as Marcus D.L. Moore. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 01/03/1842 Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 07/05/1926 Death Place: AL Burial Place: Marion Cemetery, Marion, AL
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15682]
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