Moore Surnames (A.K.A. More)

History of Gilmanton
Written by: Daniel Lancaster
Published in 1845 
Col. Samuel Moore commanded the New Hampshire Regiment, consisting of 8 companies and 300 men, in the expedition to Louisburg in 1745. This expedition was successful. On entering the garrison, and beholding the strength of the fortifications, the victors were astonished at their own success. The event filled America with joy, and even Europe with wonder. Rev. George Whitefield, then in this country, on application by Col. William Pepperell, who had the command of all the forces, gave the following motto to be inscribed on the flag of the expedition: " Nil desperandum Christo duce," the import of which is, that " Nothing need be despaired of where Christ takes the lead."