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Faces of the 6th

The Photographic History of original members of the

6th North Carolina State Troops

Copyright (C) 1999-2013, compiled by Historian, Rick Walton

The following photographs are of original members of the "Bloody Sixth". We are honored to include their images here.

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Private Solomon Moore

Company A, Sixth North Carolina State Troops










Private Solomon Moore

Company K

Prior Occupation: Farmer

Enlisted: June 21, 1861 For the War

Where: Alamance County

Age at enlistment: 26

Wounded: Mortally Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17,1862

Died: Prior to September 22, 1862

His 20 year old brother Harrison Moore enlisted at the same time. Harrison was killed at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862.

His 17 year old brother named Eli enlisted on March 1, 1862. Eli died in a hospital of Bronchitis in January 1863.

Note the 6th N. C. S. T. Buckle. This is the only known picture showing this unique buckle.

Closeup of Moore's Buckle with letters outlined for clarity






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