[Account of Wallace Family History]

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This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this document, Moore discusses the Wallace family education and military history. Moore states that most of the family went to school with slaves or with freed African Americans.Moving from the family's educational history, he notes the wars that the Wallace men fought in, details the campaign to North Georgia to fight the Indians, and recalls an incident which occurred travelling to Georgia on the Mississippi River. Israel Moore, John Wallace, and Raby Herrell fought in this campaign. The document is undated. It is damaged on the edges of the ...

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

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This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this document, Moore discusses the Wallace family education and military history. Moore states that most of the family went to school with slaves or with freed African Americans.Moving from the family's educational history, he notes the wars that the Wallace men fought in, details the campaign to North Georgia to fight the Indians, and recalls an incident which occurred travelling to Georgia on the Mississippi River. Israel Moore, John Wallace, and Raby Herrell fought in this campaign. The document is undated. It is damaged on the edges of the letter and some of the words are missing due to the damage.

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[4] p. ; 20 x 13 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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Moore, Charles B. Moore. [Account of Wallace Family History], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth203666/: accessed September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.