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[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, March 27, 1864]

Description: Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, relating news and the status of family members. He also mentions several Confederate soldiers that are imprisoned in Rock Island Prison
Date: March 27, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from J. S. Rucker to Charles B. Moore, June 18, 1860]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from J. S. Rucker discussing local politics and news from the area. Two of the local elections he wrote about were for the positions of constable and squire.
Date: June 18, 1860
Creator: Rucker, J. S.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 5, 1860]

Description: Letter to Charles B. Moore from Henry S. Moore regarding plans to build a cotton gin and how the work on the building would be done. On the first page is a drawing of the building and the second page contains an estimate of costs for construction.
Date: March 5, 1860
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, July 12, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore about local news and discussing politics. Charles discusses the war, the fall of Atlanta, and the death of Union General James McPherson. Portions of the letter have been omitted due to damage.
Date: July 24, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore, June 26, 1864]

Description: Letter from Josephus Moore to Charles Moore in which Josephus shares his harsh views about the South, some war news, local news. In addition, he notes that he has a large crop to harvest.
Date: June 26, 1864
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Item Type: Letter
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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.
Item Type: Letter
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[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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal of Josephus C. Moore, May 20, 1861 to September 2, 1862]

Description: A journal written by Josephus Moore describing his enlistment into the army in Tennessee at the outbreak of the Civil War, his experience in battle, imprisonment at Fort Donelson, and swearing an oath to gain his freedom.
Date: 1861/1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Item Type: Book
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[Transcript of letter from Henry Moore to Charles Moore, March 13, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a 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

[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
Item Type: Letter
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[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.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections