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

Description: 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.
Date: February 29, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Description: Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore regarding war difficulties. Specifically, a raid has taken place and has shaken up the community. Army recruiting is taking place and there are rumors of a draft. The Home Guard, while supposed to protect the citizens of Tennessee, are shown to be sliding into lawlessness.
Date: September 25, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
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.
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
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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of 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: Transcript of a 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

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person, March 1, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to an unknown person. Charles discusses 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

[Transcript of letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, June 18, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a 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

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, March 13, 1864]

Description: Transcript of 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