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Moses Augustine Luce
Birth: May 14, 1842
Payson
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1933
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Army as a Sergeant in Company E, Fourth Michigan Infantry. At the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 10, 1864, he voluntarily returned in the face of the advancing Confederates to assist a wounded comrade and carried him to a place of safety. For extreme courage under enemy fire, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. After the war, he became a lawyer at San Diego, California and was prominent in that city's early development. He was also a Vice-President at the Santa Fe Railroad, Postmaster and County Judge. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Adelaide Mantania Luce (1851 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Grace Adelaide Luce Irwin (1877 - 1914)*
  Edgar Augustine Luce (1881 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Hawthorne Place Lot 89 Grave 2
GPS (lat/lon): 32.42284, -117.06388
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9733
Moses Augustine Luce
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- vera swensen💚
 Added: Apr. 30, 2016
I once knew a Naval Aviator in San Diego with the same last name. Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 13, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 5, 2015
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