[Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

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 Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.

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[4] p. ; 24 x 39 cm., folded to 24 x 20 cm.

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Moore, Josephus C. January 1, 1862.

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Letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.

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[4] p. ; 24 x 39 cm., folded to 24 x 20 cm.

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[Transcript of Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862]

Transcript of a letter from Josephus C. Moore discussing news of the war. He writes that it does not seem likely that there will be peace soon, that troops are constantly arriving from the South, and that the Chief Engineer has been testing the large cannon.

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[Transcript of Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862], ark:/67531/metapth203118

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  • January 1, 1862

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  • December 1861 - January 1, 1862

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  • Feb. 8, 2012, 11:22 a.m.

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Moore, Josephus C. [Letter from Josephus C. Moore, January 1, 1862], letter, January 1, 1862; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203335/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.