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Moses Augustine Luce

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.

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  • Added: 2 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9733
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Moses Augustine Luce (14 May 1842–13 Apr 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9733, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .