Moroni, Captain See also Title of Liberty In the Book of Mormon, a righteous Nephite military commander who lived about 100 B.C. Moroni was appointed chief captain of all the Nephite armies, Alma 43:16–17. Inspired the Nephite soldiers to fight for their freedom, Alma 43:48–50. Made a title of liberty out of a piece of his coat, Alma 46:12–13. Was a man of God, Alma 48:11–18. Was angry with the government over their indifference about the country’s freedom, Alma 59:13.