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Federal (USV)


Richard Moore

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 19 in New York City, and mustered in as Private, Company C on 25 June 1861. He was wounded in action on 31 May 1862 at Fair Oaks, VA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Smoketown on 10 November 1862.

References & notes

Death information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Service data from the State of New York2, which says he transferred to Company A on 22 May 1864, and mustered out 14 June 1864.


c. 1842


11/10/1862; Smoketown, 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 3948]

2   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, Issue 30 (for the year 1901), pg. 416  [AotW citation 8387]