[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861]

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Transcript of a letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.

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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. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.

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4 p. ; 28 cm.

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Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.

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[Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861], ark:/67531/metapth203323/

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  • July 6, 1861 - July 29, 1861

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[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861], letter, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203107/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.