Lyon Gardiner Tyler, ed., “Moore, Patrick T.,” Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915), 3: 76.
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1915.
Moore, Patrick T., born in Galway, Ireland, September 22, 1821. Prior to the war he was a merchant, and captain of militia in Richmond, Virginia. In the spring of 1861 he was commissioned colonel of the First Regiment Virginia Infantry, and assigned to Longstreet's brigade; in the battle of Manassas was severely wounded in the head while leading his regiment. During the seven days' campaign before Richmond, he served upon the staff of Gen. Longstreet. In May, 1864, he organized the reserve forces of Virginia; later in the year was promoted to brigadier-general, and given command of First Brigade, Virginia Reserves, under Gen. Ewell. He died February 20, 1883.