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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1849

Vol. II

(Born Ten.)

John C. Moore

(Ap'd Ten.)


John Creed Moore: Born Feb. 28, 1824, Hawkins Co., TN.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1845, to July 1, 1849, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1849.

Served: in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1849‑50;

(Second Lieut., 2d Artillery, Sep. 10, 1850)

on frontier duty at Santa Fé, N. M., 1851‑53, — and Ft. Union, N. M.,

(First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 18, 1853)

1853‑54; in garrison at Baton Rouge, La., 1854; and on leave of absence, 1854‑55.

Resigned, Feb. 28, 1855.

Civil History. — School Teacher in Tennessee, 1855‑61.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.a

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Teacher in Texas colleges and schools, 1888‑91. — Residence, Mexia, Tex.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Contributor of articles to the public press on educational and other subjects. — Residence, Osage, Texas.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(John Creed Moore, Born Feb. –––––, 1825.)b

Military History. —

First Lieut., 2d Artillery, Oct. 18, 1853.

Resigned, Feb. 28, 1855.

Died, Dec. 31, 1910, near Osage, Texas: Aged 85.

Buried, Osage Cemetery, Osage, TX.

Thayer's Notes:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he was appointed Brig.‑General on May 26, 1862; commanded a brigade of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Maury's Division, Army of West, in 1862; was captured at Vicksburg in 1863; in 1863‑64 he commanded a brigade of Cheatham's Division. Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Hardee's Corps, Army of Tennessee, and resigned from the Confederate Army on Feb. 3, 1864.

Additional information, interesting and less schematic, is given on the Find-a‑Grave page linked to above.

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b His tombstone (q.v.), which appears to be the original marker, gives his birthdate as Feb. 28, 1824.

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