Individual: John MOORE
Born: BEF 1760 in: Died: in: Father: Moses MOORE Mother: Hester WINSTON


  1. Davis, Robert S., Jr., and Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. Kettle Creek: The Battle of the Cane Brakes, Wilkes County, Georgia. State of Georgia, Department of Natural Resources, Office of Planning and Research, Historic Preservation Section, Revised edition, April 30, 1975.  [ p.62-64: Provides a biographical sketch of John Moore. Repeats information from Draper indicating the Loyalist John Moore at Kettle Creek was the son of Moses Moore. Also indicates possibility there may have been multiple Loyalist officers named John Moore whose exploits have been confused as those of one man. ]
  2. Draper, Lyman C. King's Mountain and Its Heroes, History of the Battle of King's Mountain, October 7th, 1780. Originally published, Cincinnati, 1881. ISBN 0-8063-0097-3.  [ p.298: Provides brief biographical information on John Moore and his father Moses Moore. ]
  3. Fair, Victor N. Ramsour's Mill, Its Place In History. Lincolnton, N.C., 66 p.  [ Account of the Revolutionary War battle of Ramsour's Mill. Victor N. Fair (1892-?) was the grandson of Wallace Moore Reinhardt (1819-1907) who lived on the site of the battle of Ramsour's Mill and was known locally for his accounts of the participants and events of the battle. ]
  4. Rankin, Hugh F. The North Carolina Continentals. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1971. ISBN 0-8078-5662-2.  [ p.239: Includes a paragraph on Col. John Moore and the Battle of Ramsour's Mill. ]
  5. Rankin, Hugh F. North Carolina in the American Revolution. Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Raleigh, 1959. ISBN 0-86526-091-5.  [ p.33-35: Description of Battle of Ramsour's Mill including reference to John Moore. ]
  6. Wheeler, John H. Historical Sketches of North Carolina, From 1584 to 1851. Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo and Co. 1851.  [ p.228: Includes information on John Moore and his involvement in the Battle of Ramsour's Mill. ]
  7. [Revolutionary War pension file of John Copland/Copeland]. National Archives and Records Service. 1974. Microfilm publication M804. File no. S.30966. 19 p.  [ John Copland/Copeland states that he guarded Col. Moore, leader of the Tory forces at Ramsour's Mill, enroute to his trial and execution at a crossroads about 30 miles from Orangeburg, SC. ]

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