[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

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

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Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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Moore, Charles B. February 29, 1864.

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Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864]

Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore discussing both family news and news of the Civil War. Questions over who is a Confederate or Union sympathizer are raised. Sam Houston's death is mentioned. In addition, there is news of a small colony of Union sympathizers has formed around Pilot Grove that asks to be left alone.

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  • February 29, 1864

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Moore, Charles B. [Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, February 29, 1864], letter, February 29, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207522/: accessed January 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.