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Federal (USV)


Martin Van Buren Moore

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 22, he enlisted on 30 July 1862 in Palmyra, and mustered as a Private in Company A, 111th New York Infantry on 20 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action by an exploding artillery shell on Bolivar Heights at Harpers Ferry on 14 September 1862. He was the first man of the regiment killed.

References & notes

Basic service from the Adjutant General.1 Death details from Martin V. Husk's The 111th New York Volunteer Infantry: A Civil War History (2010), citing his service record.


c. 1840


09/14/1862; Harpers Ferry, VA


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 1903, Ser. No. 34, pg. 832  [AotW citation 22400]