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tural Society, and of the Richmond School Board; was chosen president of the Association of Medical and Surgical Officers of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States, at Atlanta, Ga., May 25, 1874, and was elected one of the vice-presidents of the Section of Military and Naval Surgery in the ninth International Congress, 1887.
He died at his residence, No. 202 West Grace street, Richmond, Va., May 31, 1889, and was buried in Hollywood cemetery.
In person he was above medium stature, well formed, erect, and of soldierly bearing; regular, handsome features, not austere, but subdued by thought and studious habits. With acquaintances he was genial, having a pleasant brightness and a keen, but harmless, wit. In official life a strict disciplinarian, but appreciative of faithful service. He was always extremely modest in referring to his own work, and only alluded to it at comparatively long intervals and upon the most intimate occasions.
That he spared not himself the best testimony is the high renown he won for himself and his faithful corps with the medical world, which has justified the wisdom of his selection for the duties imposed upon him, and also by the loving regard felt for him in recognition and appreciation of his services, by all the people of his beloved Southland.
His widow, Mary Augusta (Brown) Moore, survives him, residing (June 17, 1901) with hersoii-iri-law, Howard R. Bayne, a prominent counsellor at law, in New York city.
The children are as follows:
Preston Brown Moore (deceased) married Maria Pendleton Steger, of Richmond, Va. Issue: I. Mary Preston Moore, married Galloupe Morton (deceased); issue: Charles I. Morton. Issue II: Dr. Charles Lloyd Moore, unmarried.
Lizzie Strong Moore, married (April 27, 1886) Howard R. Bayne, Issue: I. Samuel Preston Moore Bayne, died October 7, 1887; II. Mary Ashby Moore Bayne; III. Lloyd Moore Bayne.
References.—The reports of the surgeon-generals of the United Confederate Veterans—viz: Joseph Jones, M. D., of New Orleans, La., and C. H. Tebault, M. D., of New Orleans, La.; the Southern Historical Society Papers, Vol. II, page 125; Vol. XVII, page 12; Vol. XX, page 109; the Medical and Surgical Journal of the Con-