Richard Moore(c. 1842 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 19 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company C on 25 June 1861. He was wounded in action on 31 May 1862 at Fair Oaks, VA.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded, probably mortally, at Antietam on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds at Smoketown on 10 November 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Death information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2, which says he transferred to Company A on 22 May 1864, and mustered out 14 June 1864.
Death Date: 11/10/1862 Death Place: Smoketown, MD Burial Place: Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD
1 Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869 [AotW citation 3948]
2 State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 30 (for the year 1901), pg. 416 [AotW citation 8387]
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