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A. Emil L. Moores, U.S.V.
Captain A. Emil L. Moores, U.S.V.
Captain A. Emil L. Moores, the subject of this sketch, was at the
outbreak of the Rebellion engaged in the drug business. He also held the
position of comptroller of the city of East Saginaw, Michigan, and was a
member of Company A, Light Artillery, Michigan State Troops. He resigned
both these positions to enter the United States service as first
lieutenant Company H, Second Michigan Infantry, April 25, 1861. He was
appointed adjutant of the regiment October 25, 1861, and promoted captain
Company A, March 6, 1862.
Captain Moores participated in the various campaigns of the Army of the
Potomac, and was engaged at Blackburn's Ford, Virginia, June 18, 1861;
Bull Run, June 21, 1861; siege of Yorktown, Virginia, from April 4 to May
4, 1862; battles of Williamsburg, Virginia, May 5, 1862; Fair Oaks, May
31, 1862; near Richmond, June 18, 1862; Glendale, June 30, 1862; Malvern
Hill, July 1, 1862; Second Bull Run, August 28-30, 1862; Chantilly,
September 1, 1862; and Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 12-14, 1862.
||He was then transferred to the
Army of the West, and participated in various campaigns, being
engaged in the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, June 22 to July 4,
1863; battles of Jackson, Mississippi, July 11 to 18, 1863; Blue
Springs, Tennessee, October 10, 1863; Loudon, Tennessee, November
14, 1863; Lenoir Station, Tennessee, November 15, 1863; Campbell
Station, Tennessee, November 16, 1863; siege of Knoxville,
Tennessee, November 17 to December 5, 1863; battles of Knoxville,
November 24, 1863; Fort Saunders, November 29, 1863; Thurley Ford,
Tennessee, December 15, 1863; Strawberry Plains, January 22, 1864;
and near Knoxville, Tennessee, January 24, 1864.
resigned his commission in the volunteer service April 26, 1864,
and, returning to Saginaw, engaged in the flouring business.
After twenty-seven years of successful operations he retired from
further business August 1, 1892. He is a member of the Military Order of
the Loyal Legion.
Source: Officers of the Volunteer Army and Navy who
served in the Civil War, published by L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1893, 419
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