of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1839, Ireland. Accredited
To: New York. G.O. No.: 32, 16 April 1864.
Serving on board the U.S. Steam Gunboat Marblehead off Legareville, Stono River, 25
December 1863, during an engagement with the enemy on John's Island. Wounded in the fierce
battle, Moore returned to his quarters until so exhausted by loss of blood that he had to
be taken below. This engagement resulted in the enemy's abandonment of his positions,
leaving a caisson and one gun behind.
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