William Moore (Medal of Honor)
May 18, 1837|
|Died||February 16, 1918(aged 80)|
|Place of burial||Austin, Texas|
|Allegiance||United States of America
|Service/branch||United States Navy
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and Organization:
- Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1834, Boston, Massachusetts. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 32, April 16, 1864.
Serving as boatswain's mate on board the U.S.S. Benton during the attack on Haines Bluff, Yazoo River, 27 December 1862. Wounded during the hour and a half engagement in which the enemy had the dead range of the vessel and was punishing her with heavy fire, Moore served courageously in carrying lines to the shore until the Benton was ordered to withdraw.
- "William Moore (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2007-11-08.
- "Civil War Medal of Honor citations" (M-N): Moore, William - AmericanCivilWar.com - Retrieved on 2007-11-08
- Medal of Honor recipients: Civil War (M-Z): Moore, William - United States Army Center of Military History - Retrieved on 2007-11-08
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