Samuel A. MooreHome State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From New Britain, he musteerd in as First Lieutenant, Company F, 14th Connecticut Infantry on 23 August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was promoted to Captain on 17 September 1862 after Captain Blinn was killed.
The remainder of the War:
He led a battalion of 4 companies of the regiment in a dramatic assault on the Bliss Barn at Gettysburg. He was appointed Major on 22 September 1863 and Lieutenant Colonel on 11 October. He was wounded in action at Spottsylvania, VA on 12 May 1864 and at Farmville, VA on 6 April 1865. He was discharged 6 June 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Page1. His photograph from a CDV posted online by reenactors of Company G, 14th Connecticut.
Burial Place: Fairview Cemetery, New Britain, CT
1 Page, Charles D., History of the Fourteenth Regiment, Connecticut Vol. Infantry, Meriden (CT): The Horton Printing Co., 1906, pp. 441 - 446 [AotW citation 9245]
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