Daniel B. Moore

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Daniel B. Moore
Born (1838-06-12)June 12, 1838
Mifflin, Wisconsin
Died July 2, 1914(1914-07-02) (aged 76)
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Sergeant
Brevet Captain
Unit 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Daniel B. Moore (June 12, 1838 – July 2, 1914) served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He received the Medal of Honor.

Moore was born on June 12, 1838, in Mifflin, Wisconsin.[1]

He joined the 11th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment in September 1861, and mustered out with the regiment in September 1865. [2]

Moore died on July 2, 1914, and was buried at Graceland Cemetery in Mineral Point, Wisconsin.[3]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

His award citation reads:

For extraordinary heroism on 9 April 1865, while serving with Company E, 11th Wisconsin Infantry, in action at Fort Blakely, Alabama. At the risk of his own life Corporal Moore saved the life of an officer who had been shot down and overpowered by superior numbers.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daniel B. Moore". Hall of Valor. Military Times. Retrieved 2009-12-14. 
  2. ^ Company Roster
  3. ^ "Daniel B. Moore". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-12-14.