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Federal (USA)


Robert Moore

(c. 1829 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: 4th United States Artillery, Battery B

Before Antietam

A 26 year old shoemaker, he enlisted in New York City on 7 June 1855 as a Private in Battery B, 4th United States Artillery and he reenlisted on 11 May 1860 at Cam Floyd, Utah Territory. In July 1860 he was with the Battery in Ruby Valley, UT and was a Sergeant in the Battery as it joined the Army of the Potomac in October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was discharged on 11 May 1865 at the end of his enlistment.

References & notes

His service from Buell1 and the Registers.2 Some details from the US Census of 1860.


c. 1829; County Tyrone, IRELAND


1   Buell, Augustus, The Cannoneer: Recollections of Service in the Army of the Potomac, Washington: The National Tribune Company, 1890, pp. 18 - 20, 42  [AotW citation 10479]

2   US Army, Registers of Enlistments in the United States Army, 1798-1914, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1956, Vol. 051, pg. 141; Vol. 142, pg. 491  [AotW citation 27456]