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Niwot Cemetery, Niwot, Colorado
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Edward D. / Ezekiel Moore
Private Edward D. / Ezekiel Moore
Company I, 51st Illinois Infantry
Died 19 Dec 1927; 92.3 years of age.

Both the CWSSS and HDS databases reports Ezekiel as the given name.
The inscription on the headstone reads Edw'd D.

Edward D. Moore enlisted on 14 March 1865 as a Private for a period of one year in Canton, Illinois. His residence was reported at Canton, Fulton County, Illinois; his age, 28 years; his occupation, carpenter.

Edward D. Moore was mustered into Company I, 51st Illinois Infantry regiment on 22 March 1865 at Camp Butler, Illinois.

While Edward D. Moore was in service, the 51st Illinois Infantry regiment was stationed / operated in: Huntsville, Alabama; Nashville, Tennessee; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Camp Placider, Texas. The battles of armies had ended within 5 weeks of his mustering-in.
  • Robert E. Lee and his CSA Army of Northern Virginia, 09 April 1865
  • Joseph E. Johnston and his CSA Army of Tennessee, 26 April 1865.

    Edward D. Moore, and the regiment, was mustered out on 25 September 1865 at Camp Irwin, Texas. The regiment arrived at Camp Butler, Illinois, on 15 October 1865, for final payment and discharge.

  • CVGR, Colorado Veterans' Grave Registrations, 1862-1949, cards available at the
       Colorado State Archive, Denver, CO.
  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database
  • US NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries
  • US NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories

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