[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, February 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 Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing the latest military news, the possibility of being able to stop by Charles's house and swap horses, money, enlistment extensions, and other news from his camp. The letter was started on February 16th and finished on the 17th. The address appears on the left side of the front. It is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izard Co., Arkansas. There is a handwritten note to the left of the address that says "from H. S. Moore of Capt Throckmorton's Co. Stone's Reg. Texas Cavalry McCulloch's Brigade, received February 28, ...

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[4] p. ; 25 x 40 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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Moore, Henry S. February 1862.

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Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing the latest military news, the possibility of being able to stop by Charles's house and swap horses, money, enlistment extensions, and other news from his camp. The letter was started on February 16th and finished on the 17th. The address appears on the left side of the front. It is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izard Co., Arkansas. There is a handwritten note to the left of the address that says "from H. S. Moore of Capt Throckmorton's Co. Stone's Reg. Texas Cavalry McCulloch's Brigade, received February 28, 1862."

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[4] p. ; 25 x 40 cm., folded to 25 x 20 cm.

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Henry S. Moore is the brother of Charles B. 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 Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, February 1862]

Transcript of a letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing the latest military news, the possibility of being able to stop by Charles's house and swap horses, money, enlistment extensions, and other news from his camp. The letter was started on February 16th and finished on the 17th. The address appears on the left side of the front of the original letter. It is addressed to Charles B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izard Co., Arkansas. There is a handwritten note to the left of the address that says "from H. S. Moore of Capt Throckmorton's Co. Stone's Reg. Texas Cavalry McCulloch's Brigade, received February 28, 1862."

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  • February 1862

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Moore, Henry S. [Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, February 1862], letter, February 1862; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203338/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.