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 County: Jersey County, IL
 Collection: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]

[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]

Date: June 26, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Description: 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 ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

Date: November 13, 1887
Creator: Barr, Mary A.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, July 22, 1889]

[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, July 22, 1889]

Date: July 22, 1889
Creator: Winham, Travis
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864]

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

Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and family, March 6, 1864]

Date: March 6, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]

Date: July 24, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]

Date: March 13, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives