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Moore, Russell


Age: 34, credited to Newbury, VT
Unit(s): 12th NH INF
Service: 12th NH INF

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Birth: 09/22/1827, Hebron, NH
Death: 04/17/1902

Burial: Wells River Cemetery, Newbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 112763975


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/28/1864; widow Abby, 6/2/1902, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Wells River Cemetery, Newbury, VT

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Wells River

Russell Moore, whose illness was mentioned, last week, died Thursday morning, the 17th. He was born in Hebron, N. H., in 1827, and came here, 24 years ago, and bought the grist mill, and did a large business for several years. - For the past ten years he has been in the ice business, supplying this village and Woodsville. He was a sergeant in Co. C, 12th N. H. Vols., during the war, and was badly wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville, May 3, 1863. He was one of the charter members of Col. Preston Post., of this place, and one of its most constant in attendance, and had held all of the offices in the gift of the Post. He was buried here, Saturday, the Post attending in a body. He leaves a wife and three children, F. L. Moore of Portland, Me., Mrs. David Calley of Bristol, N. H., and Mrs. A. R. Taylor of Groton, all of whom were present at his funeral.

Source: Vermont Journal, April 26, 1902
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.