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Confederate (CSV)


John Lamar Moore

(1838 - 1912)

Home State: Georgia

Education: Emory University School of Medicine;
Atlanta Medical College (1868)

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 24 year old physician in Griffin in Spalding County, GA, and lived in his lawyer father Andrew's home. He enrolled as Captain Company C, 13th Georgia Infantry on 8 July 1861 at Griffin, GA.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to Major on the field at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed for 60 days on 17 October and resigned due to disability on 13 December 1862.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1910 he was a practicing physician in Griffin, GA.

References & notes

His service from Henderson1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1910. His medical education from Hafner's Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929 (1994). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah Caroline Waddy (1843-1890) in 1868 and they had as many as 5 children; three between 1872 and 1879.


09/20/1838; McDonough County, GA


02/03/1912; Griffin, GA; burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Griffin, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 7242]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27880]