Company "M" 3rd West Virginia Cavalry


William J. Cutler's
History of the State of Kansas
First published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.


     O. L. MOORE, County Attorney and attorney at law, began his profession in Abilene in March, 1882. He first came to Kansas in July, 1874. Taught school at Enterprise, Kan., three years. Began the study of law in 1875, being in the office of S. A. Burroughs a year, and same length of time in the office of John H. Mahan. Admitted to bar of practice in November, 1878. He then practiced law in Solomon City until March, 1882, when he came to Abilene. Born in West Virginia, November 10, 1849. After getting a common school education in his native State, he completed a course in Mt. Union College, Ohio. He then came to Kansas. Enlisted March 20, 1864, in Company M, Third Regiment West Virginia Cavalry, and was attached to Gen. Custer's division; participated in all battles of his command; was at the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee. Mustered out in Wheeling, W. Va., July 4, 1865. He is a member of Abilene Post No. 63, G. A. R. and I. O. O. F.