(1841 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
A farmer in Spartanburg, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 5th South Carolina Infantry on 13 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal by November 1861 and Sergeant by July 1862. He was appointed First Sergeant by September.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Thanks to Barry Truluck for details above from his research in his Compiled Service Records (via Fold3) and the Roll 1 for Company K. Further details from family genealogists.
His older brothers James Columbus Moss (1836-1906) and John F. Moss were also in the Company. James survived the war, but John was also killed at Sharpsburg.
11/01/1841; Spartanburg, SC
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD