[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861]

One of 1,681 letters in the series: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917 available on this site.

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Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war.

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[3] p. ; 28 cm.

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  • Moore, Henry S. Henry Moore wrote the original letter and is the brother of Charles Moore.

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Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war.

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[3] p. ; 28 cm.

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

This project 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. The project was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861]

Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas, July 27. According to the handwritten note in the top left corner, the letter was received on August 6, 1861. The envelope has been torn in several places.

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  • June 20, 1861 - July 20, 1861

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[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203106/: accessed February 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.