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Federal (USV)


Joseph M. Moore

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Ontario County, NY, he enlisted in Company G, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 15 June 1861. Promoted to Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds in Boonsboro, MD on 19 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service details from the Roster2.


10/19/1862; Boonsboro, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3945]

2   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pg. 523  [AotW citation 10383]