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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Louis Moore paper MSS.1657

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-06-23T10:24-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Louis Moore paper

Unit ID:

MSS.1657

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 9 pieces)

Dates:

1895 April 13

Abstract:

This collection consists of a handwritten memoir of Civil War service by Lou Moore, which was read to the George W. Lennard Post of the Grand Army of the Republic at New Castle, Indiana, on 13 April 1895. It describes Moore's service in the 16th Indiana Infantry Regiment, which was mustered into U.S. service on 12 August 1862. The regiment saw service in the Western theater, including the Battle of Richmond (29-30 August 1862), the Vicksburg campaign, the Battle of Arkansas Post (11 January 1863), and the Red River Campaign.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a handwritten memoir of Civil War service by Lou Moore, which was read to the George W. Lennard Post of the Grand Army of the Republic at New Castle, Indiana, on 13 April 1895. It describes Moore's service in the 16th Indiana Infantry Regiment, which was mustered into U.S. service on 12 August 1862. The regiment saw service in the Western theater, including the Battle of Richmond (29-30 August 1862), the Vicksburg campaign, the Battle of Arkansas Post (11 January 1863), and the Red River Campaign.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Donnelly Lancaster/John Beeler, 2005

Preferred Citation:

"The Boy Soldier," by Louis Moore, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

Civil War soldier from Indiana who served in the 16th Indiana Infantry Regiment

The Boy Soldier Box 6476 Folder 14

Paper by Louis Moore, The boy soldier, April 13, 1895 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20769