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Federal (USV)


Henry G. Moore

(1844 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 51st Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

About age 17, he mustered into service as Private, Company B, 51st Pennsylvania Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He did of wounds on 30 September 1862.

References & notes

He's not found in Bates' History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, the Pennsylvania Adjutant-General's Veterans' Card File, or Parker's History of the 51st regiment of P.V. and V.V.. His name is among those listed as killed on the south side of the regiment's monument near the Burnside Bridge on the battlefield (as having been previously omitted from the north face). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

More on the Web

The two monuments on the battlefield of Antietam to the 51st Pennsylvania Infantry are online from Steve A. Hawks on Stone Sentinels.




09/30/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Easton Cemetery, Easton, PA