Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Moonlights in:
 • Mount Muncie Cemetery
 • Lansing
 • Leavenworth County
 • Kansas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Thomas Moonlight
Birth: Nov. 10, 1833
Angus, Scotland
Death: Feb. 7, 1899
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Wyoming Territorial Governor, US Diplomat. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 1st Kansas Volunteer Light Artillery. He was then detailed to the staff of Brig. General James G. Blunt, where he served as Assistant Adjutant General. When the 11th Kansas Volunteer Infantry was formed, he was promoted to be its Lieutenant Colonel. Finally, he was promoted once more to be the Colonel and commander of the 11th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on February 13, 1865. After the conflict, he served as Kansas' Adjutant General from 1883 to 1884, as Territorial Governor of Wyoming from 1887 to 1889, and as United States Minister to Bolivia from 1895 to 1897. He unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Kansas in 1886. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Thomas Moonlight (1802 - 1884)
  Ellen Elizabeth Murray Moonlight (1824 - 1894)*
  Agnes Moonlight Murphy (1858 - 1948)*
  Edwin T. Moonlight (1860 - 1883)*
  Annie Moonlight (1862 - 1863)*
  Julia Moonlight (1864 - 1885)*
  Magdalene Moonlight Simons (1866 - 1895)*
  Jessie Edith Moonlight Haussermann (1873 - 1948)*
  Thomas Moonlight (1833 - 1899)
  James Moonlight (1836 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Muncie Cemetery
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 14, Lot 252
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 23433
Thomas Moonlight
Added by: Mr. Ed
Thomas Moonlight
Added by: Tom Denardo
Thomas Moonlight
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Lanny Medlin
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 Added: May. 4, 2016
RIP = Requiescat In Pace ღஜ.óż.Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ.óż.ஜღ {Rest In Peace}
- t_town_ks
 Added: Feb. 4, 2016

- Jen Snoots
 Added: Nov. 10, 2015
There are 33 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 32 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service