George W. Moore(1834 - 1909)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 27 year old from Laurens, he enlisted as Sergeant in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 1 December 1861 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was admitted to the US General Hospital at Frederick, MD, 17 September, held at Fort Delaware, then sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 2 October 1862. He was paroled at Greensboro, NC on 2 May 1865 as 2nd Corporal, Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 11/22/1834 Place of Birth: Laurens District, SC |
Death Date: 07/01/1909 Burial Place: Waterloo Cemetery, Laurens County, SC
1 Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster [AotW citation 16021]
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