site logo
[no picture yet]

[no picture yet]

Confederate (CSV)

Private

R. F. Moore

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company F, 16th Virginia Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He probably died at a field hospital in Burkittsville, MD. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville [Burkittsville, Maryland]" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett.1 Trask2 says only that he was listed in a postwar roster and was buried in Maryland.

Death

Date not known Burkittsville, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4869]

2   Trask, Benjamin H., Sixteenth Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard Inc., 1986, roster  [AotW citation 24739]