James S. Moore (Morre), Co. B.

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James Moore enlisted in the Army on 1st May, 1861. He mustered into the 62nd NYSV on 30th June, 1861. James Moore was promoted to Corporal on 1st September, 1861. Thought he is recorded as mustering out as a Private, the 1890 US Census records him as a Corporal of the 62nd NY. James Moore endured 6 months imprisonment in Andersonville Prison. James Moore re-enlisted in the 62nd NY on 1st March, 1864. He was discharged from the Army on 30th August, 1865.

The Census data records his P.O. address in 1890 as Port Richmond, Richmond County, NY. He is recorded to have suffered from rheumatism.

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