Josiah Staunton Moore, American merchant, capitalist. Masons; Masonic Home of Virginia, 15th Virginia Infantry Association, Board of governments Prison Association of Virginia; member Virginia History Society, Society for Preservation Virginia Antiquities. Democrat; member Board of Public Interests of Richmond.; Club: Virginia.
- Educated Jefferson Male Academy until 17 years old, leaving April, 1861, to join C.S.A., in Pickett’s div., Corse’s brigade. Army of Northern Virginia. Was in the 1st (Bethel) and the last pitched battles of the Civil War (Five Forks), when was captured and imprisoned at Point Lookout until released, June 16, 1865.
- Began business in Chesterfield Company, Virginia, as retail merchant, 1867-1877. In wholesale grocery business in Richmond, Virginia, 1877-1903. Past president Wholesale Grocers’ Association of Richmond, and Past Masters’ Association of Virginia.