George JA Moss

BirthOct. 1, 1838
DeathJan. 1, 1933
CemeteryPawnee City (Pawnee City)
PostIngham (Pawnee City)
Unit54th Ohio Infantry, Company G

Sergeant George JA Moss

Company G, 54th Ohio Infantry

Moss was born in Paulding County, Ohio on October 1, 1838. He enlisted and mustered in the regiment on February 29, 1864. Moss enlisted as a corporal and was promoted to sergeant on July 3, 1864. He served about 1 year and 6 months before his discharge on August 15, 1865 at Little Rock, Arkansas.

He joined in the first half of 1864. During his enlistment, the unit was involved in several major battles and campaigns. Some of them include:

Atlanta (GA) Campaign (May 1-September 8, 1864).

Battle of Resaca (GA) (May 14-15, 1864).

Assault on Kenesaw (GA) (June 27, 1864).

Battle of Atlanta (GA) (July 22, 1864).

Siege of Atlanta (GA) (July 22-August 25, 1864).

Battle of Jonesboro (GA) (August 31-September 1, 1864).

General Sherman’s March to the Sea (GA) (November 15-December 10, 1864).

Siege of Savannah (GA) (December 10-21, 1864).

Campaign of the Carolinas (January-April 1865).

Battle of Bentonville (NC) (March 20-21, 1865).

At the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee (April 26, 1865).

Grand Review of the Troops (May 24, 1865).

Moss died on January 1, 1933 at the age of 94 years. He is buried in the Pawnee City Cemetery in Pawnee City (Pawnee County), Nebraska. Moss was a member of the Ingham Post (#95) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Pawnee City.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.