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[Entries from J. C. Moore's Journal, August 1864]

Description: Entries from J.C. Moore's journal addressed to Charles B. Moore. In the first entry, he acknowledges papers and letters previously sent by Charles B. Moore. He also discusses the lives of several friends and family members in his hometown of Flat Woods, Tennessee, and comments on the occasional robberies and raids in the town. Moore describes the recent rainy weather and it's effects on the local agricultural endeavors. In an entry dated August 11, the Moore describes in detail an armed gang robbery that occurred in the town. In an entry dated August 18, he follows up with a description of the capture of two robbers.
Date: August 1864
Creator: Moore, J. C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Charles B. Moore, August 1863]

Description: Letters to Charles B. Moore written during the Civil War. In the letter, the author discusses the lives of several family members and friends and how the war is affecting them. He also discusses his allegiance to the Union as well as the sides that many of his friends and family decided to take.
Date: 1863
Item Type: Letter
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[Land Sale Document]

Description: Document selling 150 acres of land held by Ziza Moore to Elizabeth, M. B., and Nancy E. Damron. According to the agreement, the Damron family will pay $2,000 for the land in installments, including interest. The document is signed by Ziza Moore and two witnesses.
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Bedford County (Tenn.)
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 6, 1865]

Description: Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles Moore discussing family news, farming conditions and crops, news related to the Civil War, and news related to local events and people in Mill Creek, Arkansas.
Date: July 1865
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Moore Letter Book]

Description: A ledger containing records of Charles Moore's mail. Includes dates sent and received, whether or not a letter was read, where it was read, where it was mailed and to whom.
Date: January 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal Note Book, 1846]

Description: A book of poems and quotations, some written by Charles Moore and others transcribed from the works of other authors.
Date: 1864~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, July 18, 1864]

Description: Letter from Ziza and Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding local and family news, running off horse thieves, and Josephus' thoughts that a country wherein African Americans can own real estate is better than one constantly at war.
Date: July 18, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C. & Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 9, 1860]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing news of friends and family, agriculture, politics, and weather. He writes of the Know-Nothing party and what they have been doing in his area before continuing to speak of other unrelated local matters.
Date: July 9, 1860
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant to Charles Moore, September 11, 1863]

Description: Letter from Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Constant, describing divisions of Union and Confederate loyalty amongst friends and neighbors and their own story of being refugees. In addition, their crops are doing well but there aren't enough laborers to work the fields.
Date: September 11, 1863
Creator: Constant, Mrs. D. C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]

Description: First letter to Charles B. Moore discusses local news, including a recent death, land, and a mill project. Second letter to Charles B. Moore from Elvira Moore about her spending and work as a teacher.
Date: 1860-01-17/1860-01-20
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Convill, May 23, 1860]

Description: Letter to Convill regarding daily events. On one of the pages is an illustration of a man in green pencil with a caption.
Date: May 23, 1860
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Charles B. Moore]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from Ziza Moore is on the first three pages and continued on the last page. The last page also contains one letter to Charles B. Moore from Henry S. Moore. Ziza's letter regards events in the area and family and mentions briefly the political climate. Henry's letter regards a liquor law passed in Tennessee.
Date: June 1860
Creator: Moore, Ziza & Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing a recent trip Henry took, work at a lumber mill, and the hot weather. The letter is written on blue paper which is torn at the bottom right corner. It has an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. The letter was started on July 12th, and Henry continued to write through at least July 15th.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, March 13, 1862]

Description: Letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, discussing Henry Moore's experience as a cavalryman in a Confederate regiment during the Battle of Pea Ridge. He describes terrible weather, engaging the Union soldiers, and eventually retreating.
Date: March 13, 1862
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Jo S. Wallace to Josephus C. Moore, February 7, 1864, forwarded by Charles Moore with addendum to Ziza Moore via Josephus, March 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from Jo S. Wallace to J. C. Moore regarding Wallace's difficulty finding an engineering job in California and other news. Charles Moore has written an addendum to the letter and sent it and another letter onward to Ziza Moore and Josephus.
Date: February 18, 1864
Creator: Wallace, Jo S. & Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections