[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker, May 22, 1861]

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

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Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing recent news, opposition to the war in East Tennessee, and his corn crop. He mentions that Josephus is at Fosterville with some volunteers and that times are hard and he is feeling very anxious for himself and his family. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas, and it is dated May 22, 1891. According to the note on the left, it was received on June 8, 1861.

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[2] p. ; 26 x 22 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 14 cm.)

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Moore, Ziza May 22, 1861.

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  • Moore, Ziza Ziza Moore is the father of Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker.

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Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing recent news, opposition to the war in East Tennessee, and his corn crop. He mentions that Josephus is at Fosterville with some volunteers and that times are hard and he is feeling very anxious for himself and his family. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas, and it is dated May 22, 1891. According to the note on the left, it was received on June 8, 1861.

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[2] p. ; 26 x 22 cm. + 1 envelope (9 x 14 cm.)

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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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See Also: : [Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker, May 22, 1861], CBM_2079-013-011

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  • May 22, 1861

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  • April 1861 - May 22, 1861

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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  • June 19, 2015, 12:39 p.m.

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Moore, Ziza. [Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker, May 22, 1861], letter, May 22, 1861; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203320/: accessed July 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.