Biographical Profile: Corp. John C. Moore, Company C, Pennsylvania Volunteers, 100th Regiment

Transcribed by David L Welch from the 1895 History of Butler County, Vol. II, Illustrated, R.C. Brown & Co. Publishers, Reproduced by Unigraphic, Inc., 1979

JOHN C. MOORE, was born July 8, 1836, upon the homestead farm in Muddy Creek township, Butler county, son of Isaac and Nancy Moore. He resided with his parents until August, 1861, when he enlisted in Company C, One Hundredth Pennsylvania Volunteers, known as the "Roundheads," and served three years and eleven months, participating in the following engagements: Port Royal, Hilton Head Ferry, James Island, where he was wounded in the left shoulder, was in the hospitals at Hilton Head, and New York city, and after four months returned to the regiment; Sulphur Springs, Second Bull Run, Chantilly, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Knoxville, siege of Vicksburg, Gettysburg (Transcriber's Note: Roundheads never participated in Gettysburg as they were at Vicksburg at this time!), the Wilderness, Spottsylvania Courthouse, and other engagments. He returned to Butler county at the close of the war, and remained at home until 1866 when he purchased his present farm, upon which he has since resided. He married Sarah Wilson, daughter of David Wilson, of Clay township, in 1866, and has two children, vis.: Frank W., who married Etta Weigle, and Laura E., wife of John Humphrey. Mr. Moore and wife are members of the United Presbyterian church of Portersville. In politics, he is a Republican, and is a member of Watson Brothers Post, G.A.R.

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