Pvt George A. Moonie

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Jun 1876 (aged 21–22)
Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Mass Grave on Last Stand Hill
Memorial ID 12834496 · View Source
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Private, Company E, 7th US Cavalry. He was the troop Trumpeter. He was killed, along with General George A. Custer and most of his unit, at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

He enlisted on March 18, 1875, at age 20, in Boston. He gave his previous occupation as Clerk. He had hazel eyes, dark hair, a fair complexion, and was 5 feet 6 3/8 inches tall. During the battle, his company was assigned to the Custer column, and he was killed the afternoon of the first day of the three day battle. Initially, the dead soldiers were buried where they fell, and a year later, the bodies were dug up and reburied in a Mass Grave, at the top of Last Stand Hill.


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  • Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
  • Added: 31 Dec 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12834496
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt George A. Moonie (1854–25 Jun 1876), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12834496, citing Custer National Cemetery, Crow Agency, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Kit and Morgan Benson (contributor 46483611) .