George G. Moore

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George G. Moore
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Born (1844-07-02)July 2, 1844
Tyler County, West Virginia
Died November 26, 1925(1925-11-26) (aged 81)
Colorado
Place of burial Eaton Cemetery, Eaton, Colorado
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Private
Unit 11th West Virginia Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
 • Battle of Fisher's Hill
Awards Medal of Honor

George G. Moore (July 2, 1844 – November 26, 1925) was a Union Army soldier during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry during the Battle of Fisher's Hill near Strasburg, Virginia fought September 21–22, 1864. The battle was one of the engagements of the Valley Campaigns of 1864.

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“The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private George G. Moore, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 22 September 1864, while serving with Company D, 11th West Virginia Infantry, in action at Fisher's Hill, Virginia, for capture of flag.”

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