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Thomas Overton Moore

Born: Apr 10, 1804

Death: Jun 25, 1876

Birthplace: Sampson County

Nationality: United States

Thomas Overton Moore

Date of Birth : Apr 10, 1804
Date of Death : Jun 25, 1876
Birth Place : Sampson County

Thomas Overton Moore was an attorney and politician who was the 16th Governor of Louisiana from 1860 until 1864 during the American Civil War. Anticipating that Louisiana's Ordinance of Secession would be passed in January 1861, he ordered the state militia to seize all U.S. military posts.


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