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 County: Jersey County, IL
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]
Transcript of a letter Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203087/
[Transcript of Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]
Transcript of a letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth204202/
[Wedding announcement for Ida Barr and Edgar Morrisson Davis, November 8, 1898]
A wedding announcement for the marriage of Ida Barr, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Wilson Cross, to Mr. Edgar Morrisson Davis. The wedding was to be held on Tuesday, November 8, 1898 in Jerseyville, Illinois. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203219/
[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, July 22, 1889]
His health and the health of his wife and Lyke are well. Lyke and him went to go visit Lou Wallace. He also visited with Wallace's mother, Bet Wallace, Jimmy Wallace and one of Bet's sons. He met both of Dr. Bill Love's sons. He did not learn a lot about his relatives while there and so won't try to remember what he did. He was glad to hear that Moore and the rest of his family was doing so well. He then talks about his religious beliefs. He will try to visit with them when they come visit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203610/
[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]
This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203598/
[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]
Letter from Mary A. Barr talking about improvements made to her property and her livestock. Talks about her daughter Julia and her travels. Tells about a trip she took with the Odd Fellows to Denver Colorado, including stops in Kansas City, Topeka, and Hutchinson Kansas. She rode the train which included an entire car filled with California fruit that they could have. She also talks about family she visited in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes original envelope. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203587/
[Letter from J. C. Barr to C. B. Moore, March 24, 1882]
He says that they haven't heard from them in a while and were happy to hear that they were doing well. Mary was expecting $100 from her uncle Same Wallace's estate. He is sorry that the estate is going to the courts to be settled. He has had a cold for the past three weeks and hopes he is almost over it. He mentions that all of the relatives are well and there have been five deaths in the city. He mentions that the roads aren't good and they have started plowing oats. J. Knox Smith has consumption. He says the wheat looks well considering the problems they had in the fall. They have had hay, corn, oats, and bran delivered to the county for home demands. He has irish potatoes from Ireland and Scotland on sale. He asks that they write soon and sends his regards. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203508/
[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]
Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth221780/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Liza Moore, September 19, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Liza Moore, wherein Charles talks about troubles coming from the war and hoping for peace to come soon. He copies a letter from his Uncle H. C. "Bill" Moore regarding the sacking of Atlanta. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207647/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Liza Moore, September 19, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Liza Moore, wherein Charles talks about troubles coming from the war and hoping for peace to come soon. He copies a letter from his Uncle H. C. "Bill" Moore regarding the sacking of Atlanta. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207537/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore about local news and discussing politics. Charles discusses the war, the fall of Atlanta, and the death of Union General James McPherson. Portions of the letter have been omitted due to damage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207645/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore about local news and discussing politics. Charles discusses the war, the fall of Atlanta, and the death of Union General James McPherson. Portions of the letter have been omitted due to damage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207535/
[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]
Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore in which Josephus shares his harsh views about the South, some war news, local news. In addition, he notes that he has a large crop to harvest. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207641/
[Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore in which Josephus shares his harsh views about the South, some war news, local news. In addition, he notes that he has a large crop to harvest. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207531/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, relating local and family news, as well as news about the continuing war. Charles gives a brief account of his conscription into the Confederate army and expresses a desire to never be caught by Confederates again. He gives some news on the various troop movements and battles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207638/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, relating local and family news, as well as news about the continuing war. Charles gives a brief account of his conscription into the Confederate army and expresses a desire to never be caught by Confederates again. He gives some news on the various troop movements and battles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207528/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles has copied and forwarded a message from Captain C. C. Allen regarding the pervasive thievery in Izard County, Arkansas, and that Moore would do well not to return. He also discusses some local news, including further arrests of a gang of horse thieves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207635/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles has copied and forwarded a message from Captain C. C. Allen regarding the pervasive thievery in Izard County, Arkansas, and that Moore would do well not to return. He also discusses some local news, including further arrests of a gang of horse thieves. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207525/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, discussing local and family news. There has been a rash of horse thieving in the area. A Union deserter, Captain Mortimer Scott, is among the twelve men captured. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207634/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]
Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, discussing local and family news. There has been a rash of horse thieving in the area. A Union deserter, Captain Mortimer Scott, is among the twelve men captured. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207524/
[Letter from Charles Moore, March 1, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to an unidentified person discussing 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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207633/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207523/
[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]
Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207632/
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]
Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207522/
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]
Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203290/