[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 1864]

Description:

Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles copies and forwards a letter by E. D. Rushing. Rushing wrote about the whereabouts of Charles' brother and sister, Henry and Sabina, and of the violence in Izard County, Arkansas. Rushing reports that his two eldest daughters and their husbands are dead. He then describes how Union sympathizers are seeking a new constitution in Arkansas. Rushing concludes with his ideas about the Civil War being a race war and that non-white races must be forced out of the country. Charles Moore then adds a conclusion, lamenting the state of things. A small portion of the top of each page is missing.

Creator(s): Moore, Charles B.
Location(s): United States - Arkansas - Izard County
Creation Date: March 1864
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
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Date(s):
  • Creation: March 1864
Coverage:
Place
United States - Arkansas - Izard County
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
From January 24, 1864 to March 1864
Description:

Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles copies and forwards a letter by E. D. Rushing. Rushing wrote about the whereabouts of Charles' brother and sister, Henry and Sabina, and of the violence in Izard County, Arkansas. Rushing reports that his two eldest daughters and their husbands are dead. He then describes how Union sympathizers are seeking a new constitution in Arkansas. Rushing concludes with his ideas about the Civil War being a race war and that non-white races must be forced out of the country. Charles Moore then adds a conclusion, lamenting the state of things. A small portion of the top of each page is missing.

Physical Description:

[4] p. : ill. ; 25 x 39 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): theft | violence | jayhawkers
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
Partner:
UNT Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
Relation (has-version): [Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 1864], CBM_2079-017-007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: CBM_2079-017-007
  • CALL-NO: HM.70
  • UNTCAT: b2075015 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth207636
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text