Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy.
Entered service at: 25 March
1862, Gibraltar, England. G.O. No.: 45, 31 December 1864.
as seaman on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama
off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Acting as sponger and loader of the
11_inch pivot gun of the second division during this bitter engagement,
Moore exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended
for his gallantry under fire by the divisional officer.
This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)