|Birth: ||Sep. 12, 1837|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||May, 1864|
The son of Rixine Livingston and John Leander Shuler Moorer, he was married on 3/11/1857 to Elizabeth E. McFerrin (who bore him 3 children and died in 1862) and Martha A. Watkins, who he married on 1/28/1864.
Company M "Autauga Guards" of Lowndes County, 6th Alabama Infantry, Battle's Brigade, Rodes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army Of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Enlisted for 3 years on 3/1/1862 at Braggs, Lowndes County, he was mustered into "M" Co. AL 6th Infantry as a Private.
Present on all Rolls.
"Absent wounded & thought to be dead", on the January 1 to June 30 1864 Roll.
The 6th Infantry Regiment, about 1,400 strong, was organized at Montgomery, Alabama, in May, 1861. Its twelve companies were recruited in the counties of Montgomery, Jackson, Autuaga, Lowndes, Russell, Macon, Henry, and Wilson.
At The Wilderness, Rodes' Division, which Battle's Brigade was part of, stopped Union Gen. Warren's advance (May 5-6, 1864), where it lost considerably; it was badly cut up at Spotsylvania where it defended the "Muleshoe" salient.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Elizabeth E. McFerren Moorer (1830 - 1862)
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Plot: Alabama State Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 31, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10198101
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