[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864]

Description:

Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person. Charles discusses family matters and news. He also writes about the exemptions a person could have to get out of compulsory military service in the south: owning 600 cattle, owning 20 slaves, or being in the ministry. He mentions a Unionist friend who escaped service via the latter. He states that 42 men have been hanged for their Union sympathies.

Creator(s): Moore, Charles B.
Location(s): United States - Illinois - Jersey County - Jerseyville
Creation Date: March 1, 1864
Partner(s):
UNT Archives
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 1, 1864
Coverage:
Place
United States - Illinois - Jersey County - Jerseyville
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
February 1864
Description:

Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person. Charles discusses family matters and news. He also writes about the exemptions a person could have to get out of compulsory military service in the south: owning 600 cattle, owning 20 slaves, or being in the ministry. He mentions a Unionist friend who escaped service via the latter. He states that 42 men have been hanged for their Union sympathies.

Physical Description:

[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): hangings
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
Partner:
UNT Archives
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Relation (Is Version Of): [Letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864], CBM_2079-017-004
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CBM_2079-017-004
  • CALL-NO: HM.70
  • UNTCAT: b2075015 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth207523
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text