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Papers, 1863-1867, of James Miles Moore (d. 1905) of Washington D.C. and an officer in the Quartermaster's Department, consisting of correspondence, lists, requisitions, and reports relating to Moore's duties in the Quartermaster's Department. Correspondence and requisitions concern requests for wood and coal fuel, stoves, lumber, stationery, office equipment, and other supplies for barracks, military offices, military prisons, and military hospitals in the District of Columbia, including the Old Capitol Prison, the Freedmen's Hospital, and the Army Medical Museum. Correspondence also concerns delivery of coal to Harewood General Hospital, selling of military buildings and fencing, possible purchase of property in Norfolk, Virginia, whiskey and tools for the Burial Corps in Richmond and City Point, Virginia, a delivery of shingles, and a request to purchase lumber by the National Base Ball Club of Washington D.C. so that the club can construct a building in which to meet and store equipment
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James Miles Moore was born in Pennsylvania. When the Civil War began, he enlisted as a private in Company G, 19th Pennsylvania Infantry. He later became a first lieutenant in the 90th Pennsylvania and was promoted to first lieutenant. Moore resigned 7 April 1863 and was appointed a captain in the quartermaster's department, volunteers, 11 March 1863. He was made a captain in the quartermaster's department, United States army 2 July 1864. Moore was breveted a major 13 March 1865 and a lieutenant colonel 24 November 1865 for meritorious and faithful service He was promoted to major 13 June 1867, lieutenant colonel 2 July 1883, and colonel 14 January 1895. Moore retired from the quartermaster's department 26 October 1901 and was promoted to brigadier general 23 April 1904. He married Annie Lindley (b. ca. 1850) of Illinois. Moore died on a visit to Chicago, Illinois, 21 April 1905, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • Reel also includes James Allen Bates Papers, 1864-1868
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safety base polyester
  • The Library of Virginia
black and white
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silver halide
service copy
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The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
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low reduction ratio
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microfilm reel
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