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[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David - November 30, 1861]

Description: Letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses Frank's illness; the problems Jimmie has had in his Company; and the reluctance of some men to go to war. She tells him the current price of swine. She continues to give a description of the division of Union and Confederacy supporters around her. She finishes the letter with news of the war, the shortage of physicians, and the people she knows who are unwell.
Date: November 30, 1861
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David, November 30, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Maud Fentress to her son David in which she discusses Frank's illness; the problems Jimmie has had in his Company; and the reluctance of some men to go to war. She tells him the current price of swine. She continues to give a description of the division of Union and Confederacy supporters around her. She finishes the letter with news of the war, the shortage of physicians, and the people she knows who are unwell.
Date: November 30, 1861
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from Ziza Moore and Family to Charles B. Moore, October 1, 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas. According to the written note at the bottom left corner, it is from Ziza Moore and family and was received on October 15, 1861. It is postmarked Unionville, Tennessee, October 3rd, but the date October 1, 1861 is written in blue ink. the back of the envelope has been torn off.
Date: October 1, 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
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[Letter to Charles B. Moore, September 1861]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from an unknown sender discussing recent news of family and friends, farming, and news related to the war and military preparations. The letter was written over several days from September 9, 1861 to September 15th.
Date: September 9, 1861
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[Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]

Description: Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, local elections, farming, and the weather. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore in Parris, Lamar County, Texas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, the letter was received on September 12, 1861.
Date: September 1, 1861
Creator: Wilson, Addison
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[Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 28, 1861]

Description: Letter from Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing her recent visit to a military camp, the latest news of regiments preparing for war, and Josephus's recovery from a recent illness. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. Part of the envelope has been torn away.
Date: July 28, 1861
Creator: Moore, Elvira
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 20, 1861]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, Charles's property in Texas, and the military. Henry writes that he joined the Cavalry company from Collin County under Jim Throckmorton and discusses their preparations for war. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izard County, Arkansas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas, July 27. According to the handwritten note in the top left corner, the letter was received on August 6, 1861. The envelope has been torn in several places.
Date: July 20, 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
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[Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861]

Description: Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.
Date: July 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S. & Moore, Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles Moore and Sabina Rucker, May 22, 1861]

Description: Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker discussing recent news, opposition to the war in East Tennessee, and his corn crop. He mentions that Josephus is at Fosterville with some volunteers and that times are hard and he is feeling very anxious for himself and his family. There is an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas, and it is dated May 22, 1891. According to the note on the left, it was received on June 8, 1861.
Date: May 22, 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections