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Confederate (CSV)


William Springs Moore

(1829 - 1918)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal, Company F, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 27 November 1861 in Columbia, SC. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant on 1 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was "wounded severely" on 20 May 1864, place not given, and promoted to First Lieutenant to date from 17 June. He was promoted to Captain by September 1864 and he was home on furlough in October due to his daughter Hattie (11) being "dangerously ill" as well as his own dysentery. He was furloughed again in January 1865 and his furlough was extended into March 1865 with no later military record.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records, with his wound at "Boonsboro" from Colonel McMaster's list for the 17th South Carolina (Confederate States Army Casualty Lists and Narrative Reports, RG 109, NARA), both online from fold3. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


01/25/1829; York, SC


02/05/1918; Rock Hill, SC; burial in Laurelwood Cemetery, Rock Hill, SC