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LTC Lewis Tilghman Moore

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LTC Lewis Tilghman Moore

Birth
Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Death 28 Dec 1897 (aged 81)
Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
Plot OLD-191
Memorial ID 142939322 View Source
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Son of John Moore and Mary Catherine Mann. Baptize, October 26, 1816 at the New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Lovettsville, Loudoun County Virginia.

Great Grandfather of Actress Mary Tyler Moore

Richmond Times Dispatch, December 29, 1897

Winchester, Va. – Dec. 29. Col. L. T. Moore dropped dead yesterday at noon of apoplexy of the heart. Col. Moore was walking on Rouss avenue to be corporation clerks office, and when within a few steps of the office he was seen to totter and fall. He was immediately carried into the office and medical assistance summoned, but he had expired before it arrived.

Col. Moore was a major of the Thirty first Virginia Infantry at the beginning of the war, and was afterward to colonel of the Fourth Virginia Infantry, Stonewalls Brigade. He was wounded at the first battle of Manassas in the knee, and this wound gave his considerable trouble of the late years.

Col. Moore was a native of Loudoun county, Va. He studied law in Georgetown and in 1840 came to Winchester to practice law. He was a member of the Gen. Turner Ashby Camp, Confederate Veterans, one of the oldest members of Hiram Lodge of Masons and of Winchester Commandery, Knights Templars. He was 83 years old. A widow and six children survive him.


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