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S L Moore

MOORE

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/30/2006 at 00:16:04

S L Moore, yard-master of the C & N W R R at Boone and manager of the stock-yards, was born in Washington County, Pennsylvania, on the sixth day of April 1844, and lived there until fourteen years of age, and then removed to Randolph county, Illinois, where he was engaged in farming and afterward in the grain and hay trade, at the outbreak of the rebellion he enlisted in the Seventh Illinois infantry, the first regiment in the field from that state, and served four years and two months, and he was with the regiment in all of its campaigns and participated in all of its principal battles, after his regiment was mustered out he returned to his home for a short period and came to this county in 1866, and has been connected with the C & N W R R since that time, he has served as a member of the city, council, and was the first marshal.

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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