William Moore (Medal of Honor)

William Moore (Medal of Honor)

Infobox Military Person
name=William Moore
born= Birth date|1837|5|18
died= Death date and age|1918|2|16|1837|5|18
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placeofbirth=Boston, Massachusetts
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allegiance=United States of America
branch=United States Navy
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rank= Boatswain's Mate
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battles=American Civil War
awards=Medal of Honor
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William Moore (May 18, 1837–February 16, 1918), American United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he received the Medal of Honor, for heroism, on December 27, 1862, while on the Yazoo River Expedition, Mississippi, during the American Civil War.

He is buried in Austin, Texas. [ [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=18201 William Moore] - Find A Grave - Retrieved on 2007-11-08]

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and Organization::Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 1834, Boston, Mass. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 32, 16 April 1864.

Citation::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. [http://americancivilwar.com/medal_of_honor6.html "Civil War Medal of Honor Citations" (M-N): Moore, William] - AmericanCivilWar.com - Retrieved on 2007-11-08] [ [http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/html/moh/civwarmz.html Medal of Honor Recipients: Civil War (M-Z): Moore, William] - United States Army Center of Military History - Retrieved on 2007-11-08]

ee also

*List of Medal of Honor recipients
*

References

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