[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore and Family to Henry S. Moore, March 1861]

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Transcript of a 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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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Transcript of a 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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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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The second page of the transcript is signed "HM," but from examining the original letter, it appears to have actually been signed "JCM" for Josephus C. Moore.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. Altogether, these Civil War and Reconstruction-era papers include information about events in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C. They reflect the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials, from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was generously funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore and Family to Henry S. Moore, March 1861], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203098/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.