BUST VIEW CDV OF NEW YORK OFFICER WHO SERVED IN TWO REGIMENTS

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Image is a right profile view of Pliny Moore in uniform.

Image is clear and clean with great contrast. Bottom front of image and mount is boldly signed in period ink “PLINY MOORE” and “CAPT. CO. “C,” 16TH N.Y.S.V.”

Reverse has back mark for P. TENNEY GATES, PLATTSBURGH, N.Y.

Moore was 26 years old when he was appointed 2nd Lieutenant in Company C, 16th New York Infantry on May 15, 1861. He was promoted to Captain on August 7, 1862 and was mustered out at Albany on May 22, 1863.

During his service the regiment saw action at Bull Run, the Seven Days, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and Salem Church.

Pliny next joined up as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company G, 26th New York Cavalry on January 26, 1865. He was promoted Captain on February 11, 1865 and was mustered out at Plattsburgh, N.Y. on July 7, 1865. The regiment served on the border between the US and Canada in the New England region as a response to the St. Albans raid.  [ad]

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