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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Marcus De Lafayette Moore

(1842 - 1926)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as Marcus D.L. Moore. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

01/03/1842 in AL

Death

07/05/1926 in AL; burial in Marion Cemetery, Marion, AL

Notes

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]