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Gustavus Moore, 16th Maine Infantry, ca. 1864

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Gustavus Moore, 16th Maine Infantry, ca. 1864

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Gustavus Moore of Gardiner (1842-1915) enlisted as a private into Company B of the 16th Maine on August 14, 1862 at 18 years old. He was promoted to full sergeant, then to full 2nd lieutenant on Dec. 9, 1864.

He was mustered out on June 5, 1865 at Arlington Heights, Virginia.

He returned to Gardiner after the war and operated a stove and tinware business with a partner.


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  • Title: Gustavus Moore, 16th Maine Infantry, ca. 1864
  • Creation Date: circa 1864
  • Subject Date: circa 1864
  • Town: Gardiner
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 135 Box 1/20
  • Collection: Small, Abner R. Papers
  • Object Type: Image

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