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 Moses Augustine Luce

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Moses Augustine Luce Famous memorial

Birth
Payson, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Death
24 Apr 1933 (aged 90)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot
Hawthorne Place Lot 89 Grave 2
Memorial ID
9733 View Source

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 2 Jun 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 9733
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9733/moses-augustine-luce: accessed ), memorial page for Moses Augustine Luce (14 May 1842–24 Apr 1933), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9733, citing Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.