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Moore, Henry A.
Age: 22, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT CAV, VRC
Service: enl 9/25/61, m/i, Pvt, Co. D, 1st VT CAV, 11/19/61, pow 4/1/63 prld, 4/7/63 reen 12/31/63, tr to VRC 11/30/64, m/o 5/5/65
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Birth: 03/18/1841, Barnet, VT
Burial: Barnet Center Cemetery, Barnet, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 46917373
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 12/8/1879
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Barnet Center Cemetery, Barnet, VT
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(Compiled Military Service Record)
Henry A. Moore, one of the few remaining members of Chamberlin Post, G.A.R., died at his home on the Joes Brook road, Dec 14.
Mr. Moore had been in failing health some time past and two weeks ago took a hard cold which diminished his strength, weakening the heart, thus causing his death.
H. A. Moore, son of Samuel and Abegail (Wyman) Moore, was born March 18, 1841. He was the last of a family of eight children. The greater part of his life was spent in Barnet.
On Oct. 10Th, he enlisted from Danville in the 1st Vermont cavalry, Co. D, volunteers, was mustered into service, Nov. 19, under Capt. A. W. Preston. They left Burlington Dec. 14, for Washington, D. C. From there to Camp Harris, Annapolis, Md., for winter quarters.
His first engagement was at Mt. Jackson, April 16, 1862.
The regiment participated in 75 engagements during the war. Mr. Moore was a captive of Mosby, placed in Libby prison for an extended time.
May 5, 1865, he was honorably discharged from the service. On March 23, 1870 he married Mary Somers, who died Nov. 9, 1885. One son, Bert P., was born to them, with whom he lived. One grandson, Raymond Moore, of St. Johnsbury also survives him.
Mr. Moore was a member of the Chamberlain Post G.A.R., the American Legion, Lucy Young Tent, No. 1, Connecticut River lodge of I.O.O.F., and an honorary member of B.P.O.E., No. 7343.
Funeral services were held from the Barnet Center Church, the Rev. Francis Laird officiating. Odd Fellows attended in a body rising the service at the grave, in Barnet Center cemetery.
Those from out of town to attend the funeral were Mr. And Mrs. Newell Kingsbury, Mr. And Mrs. Raymond Moore, Charles Heyer, John Gracy, Comrade Reed of St. Johnsbury, George Nelson, St. Johnsbury Center, Harvey Powers Lyndonville, Harry Danforth, Albert Danforth and Ward Gillis of Danville.
The profusion of flowers from both in and out of town friends testified to the esteem and respect in which he was held.
Source: St. Johnsbury Republican, December 23, 1926
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.