The family of Private Carl James Moore, Sr. receives the United Daughters of the Confederacy Cross of Military Service during the Confederate Memorial Day Service held on Sunday, April 27, 2008 at the American Legion Hall in Forsyth, Georgia. Private Moore’s posthumous award was presented by the Cabiness Chapter 415, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Forsyth, Georgia. Chapter President Amma C. Crum. Pictured left to right are: Amma C. Crum, Forsyth, Georgia, Carl James Moore, Jr., Forsyth, Georgia and Linda Moore Hallman of Thomaston, Georgia. Linda is a member of the Cabiness Chapter and her brother is a retiree of the State of Georgia.
Private Moore served in the Military Police, United States Army during World War II and was injured during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. Private Moore received severe injuries during that attack and was awarded the Purple Heart. His grandfather, Andrew Burley Moore served as a Private, Company I, th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry during the War Between the States (1861-1865).
Reference: The Thomaston Times, Thomaston, Georgia, May 9, 2008, page 3A, photo and caption submitted by Ed Hallman.