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Federal (USV)


James Moore

(c. 1830 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 69th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company H, 69th New York Infantry on 23 September 1861. He was promoted to Corporal 27 September, and to Sergeant on 6 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the hip and/or thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was discharged for disability caused by wounds on 24 February 1863 in Baltimore, MD.

References & notes

Service information from the Roster.1 Wound and hospital details from Nelson,2 who cites Federal hospital records which say he died on 21 September 1862, in addition to sources that state he was later transferred.


c. 1830


1   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, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 28, pg. 247  [AotW citation 18158]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 326  [AotW citation 18159]