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Confederate (CSA)


Raphael Jacob Moses

(1812 - 1893)

Home State: Georgia

Education: U of Virginia (Law)

Branch of Service: Staff

Unit: Jones' Division

Before Sharpsburg

He had been a merchant in South Carolina and Florida, then moved to Georgia in 1849 and was a pioneer in growing peaches there. He was appointed Major and Commissary to General Toombs on 19 July 1861. He joined General D.R. Jones' staff in the autumn of 1862.

On the Campaign

From General Jones' Report:

It affords me pleasure to mention, in the highest terms, the efficiency of Major Moses, my division commissary.

The rest of the War

He went to General Longstreet's staff on 12 October 1862. He became Chief Commissary for Georgia on 7 September 1864.

After the War

He was a legislator in Georgia.

References & notes

Service from Krick.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/20/1812; Charleston, SC


10/13/1893; Brussels, BELGIUM; burial in Moses Cemetery, Columbus, GA