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[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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.
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[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.)
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.
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[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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore, March 1, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to an unidentified person discussing family matters and news. He also writes about the exemptions a person could have to get out of compulsory military service in the south: owning 600 cattle, owning 20 slaves, or being in the ministry. He mentions a Unionist friend who escaped service via the latter. He states that 42 men have been hanged for their Union sympathies.
Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, June 18, 1863]

Description: Letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, discussing the nearly total failure of fruit crops in the hilly part of Bedford and that there has been steady rain after a dry season that is threatening the other crops. There has been no groundwater due to the local creek overflowing, so they've had to make do with buttermilk. He also mentions that illness has been unusually common lately. Other local news is discussed.
Date: June 18, 1863
Creator: Tarpley, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles has copied and forwarded a message from Captain C. C. Allen regarding the pervasive thievery in Izard County, Arkansas, and that Moore would do well not to return. He also discusses some local news, including further arrests of a gang of horse thieves.
Date: March 13, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, May 25, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, relating local and family news, as well as news about the continuing war. Charles gives a brief account of his conscription into the Confederate army and expresses a desire to never be caught by Confederates again. He gives some news on the various troop movements and battles.
Date: May 25, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles copies and forwards a letter by E. D. Rushing. Rushing wrote about the whereabouts of Charles' brother and sister, Henry and Sabina, and of the violence in Izard County, Arkansas. Rushing reports that his two eldest daughters and their husbands are dead. He then describes how Union sympathizers are seeking a new constitution in Arkansas. Rushing concludes with his ideas about the Civil War being a race war and that non-white races must be forced out of the country. Charles Moore then adds a conclusion, lamenting the state of things. A small portion of the top of each page is missing.
Date: March 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to W. S. Wallace, J. Cowan Bass and family, March 24, 1862]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to W. S. Wallace, J. Cowan Bass and family, relating his visit with relatives in Monroe County, Iowa. He also tells the story of a man who was waylaid by [Brigadier General John Sappington] Marmaduke, and wonders if Vicksburg has fallen to the Union. In addition, he discusses civil unrest in Texas and expresses his desire to return.
Date: March 24, 1863
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections