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 Decade: 1860-1869
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter to Charles B. Moore, March 21, 1861]

[Letter to Charles B. Moore, March 21, 1861]

Date: March 21, 1861
Creator: unknown
Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore of the Southern Confederacy from an unknown person in Dyer County, Tennessee discussing the state's recent decision not secede from the Union, slavery and abolitionism, and the possibility of other countries becoming involved in the coming war when the supply of cotton from the South has stopped.
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[Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, January 1861]

[Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, January 1861]

Date: January 1861
Creator: Rucker, Julia L.
Description: Letter from Julia L. Rucker to Charles B. Moore discussing news of family and friends. The letter is dated January 21 and 24. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Charles Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas. There is a note written at the top that says it was sent from Rocky Bayou, Arkansas January 25, 1861.
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore, January 4, 1861]

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore, January 4, 1861]

Date: January 4, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing health and recent news of the Harrell and Thornhill families and other family and friends.
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[Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

[Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

Date: March 31, 1861
Creator: Nimmo, J. S. & Moore, Henry S.
Description: Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.
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[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, January 1861]

[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, January 1861]

Date: January 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles and Henry Moore discussing the recent Christmas celebration and the visitors who came for the holidays. He also writes about the latest news in regards to the secession of South Carolina, Andrew Johnson's speech on the subject in the Senate, and the probability that Tennessee will also secede. The letter was written over two days, January 2nd and 5th. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore in Parris, Lamar County, Texas. According to the note written at the bottom left corner, the letter was received on January 29, 1861.
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[Envelope from Liza Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 1861]

[Envelope from Liza Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 1861]

Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Liza
Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas. There is a note written in blue ink that says "A friendly letter written to Henry from Liza Moore at Flatwood, Ark." According to the dates written at the top, the letter was written on March 8, 1861 and March 10, 1861. The note at the bottom left corner says that it was received on March 27, 1861. A portion of the envelope has been torn away, including most of the postmark.
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 10, 1861]

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 10, 1861]

Date: March 10, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing her recovery from a recent illness, schooling for Seph and one of their sisters, and money.
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[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore, May 14, 1861]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore, May 14, 1861]

Date: May 14, 1861
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore discussing his recent arrival at Batesville, taking the oath of allegiance to the United States, voting against secession in Texas, the likelihood that the war will not last long, and his wish that Josephus could get some time to go home and check on the family. He also writes that Henry was pressed into service in Texas.
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, March 29, 1861]

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, March 29, 1861]

Date: March 29, 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Ziza Moore, addressed as "Papa." He discusses the secession of Texas from the Union, slavery, crops, and a recent turkey hunting trip. The letter is torn in several places so that not all of it can be read. All that is visible of the sender's name is S. Moore.
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[Letter from Ziza and Josephus C. Moore to Henry S. Moore, March 1861]

[Letter from Ziza and Josephus C. Moore to Henry S. Moore, March 1861]

Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Josephus C. & Moore, Ziza
Description: Letter from Josephus C. and Ziza Moore to Henry S. Moore discussing family news, farming, Abraham Lincoln, and the probability that Tennessee will soon secede from the Union. The letter was written over several days from March 8, 1861 to March 12, 1861.
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