Francis Moore – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Francis Moore of Scotland

  • Appointed from Louisiana, Private and Sergeant, Company M, 1st Colorado Cavalry, 10 September 1861 to 29 December 1863
  • Captain, 65th United States Colored Troops, 29 December 1863
  • Lieutenant Colonel, 18 December 1865
  • Breverted Lieutenant Colonel of Volunteers, 13 March for faithful and meritorious service during the war.
  • Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 21 June 1865
  • Major,65th United States Colored Infantry, 21 June 1865
  • Second Lieutenant, 9th United States Cavalry, 28 July 1866
  • First Lieutenant, 12 July 1867
  • RCS, 15 May 1867 to 15 July 1870
  • Regimental Quartermaster, 1 September 1870 to 24 August 1872
  • Captain, 24 Augut 1872
  • Major, 5th United States Cavalry, 28 July 1892
  • Lieutenant Colonel, 10th United States Cavalry, 6 May 1899
  • Colonel, 11th United States Cavalry, 2 February 1901
  • Brigadier General, 25 February 1903

GENERAL FRANCIS MOORE, VETERAN FIGHTER, DIES

Engaged in Indian Campaigns
Civil and Spanish Wars and Philippine Uprising

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 2, 1928 – Brigadier General Francis Moore, retired Indian fighter and veteran of the Civil and Spanish-American Wars and the Philippine Insurrection, died here yesterday.

Entering the Colorado Cavalry at the start of the Civil War, he emerged with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and, after serving with that branch of the service in the Spanish-American War, he went to the Philippines in 1899 as Colonel in command of the Eleventh Cavalry.

On his return to this country in 1903 he was prompted to Brigadier General and held that rank when he retired two years later.  He was 87 years old.


MOORE, FRANCIS

  • BRIG GEN USA RETD
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/01/1928
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT: SECTION W-W  SITE 852
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

MOORE, AGNES T

  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/04/1911
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 852
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF FRANCIS MOORE, BGEN, USA

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