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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
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from H. S. Moore to J. and Ziza Moore, February 8, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter to J. and Ziza Moore. Henry has written to Solomon and Sabina, but has not heard from Charles. He talks about the weather and the dances he has been attending. He mentions that his Aunt is going to visit Mary Ann and George Wilson is happy with his land. People are trying to start up businesses of hauling logs. He has to cancel his trip to visit because of the hard economic time he is having. He then goes into detail about the engine he has. Henry then writes to Ziza Moore an anecdote about a man trying to please everyone.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Transcript of a letter Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore, May 14, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles B. Moore to Josephus C. Moore discussing his recent arrival at Batesville, taking the oath of allegiance to the United States, voting against secession in Texas, the likelihood that the war will not last long, and his wish that Josephus could get some time to go home and check on the family. He also writes that Henry was pressed into service in Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Address label for C. B. Moore, December 27, 1865]

Description: An address label from the C. B. Moore Collection. It includes Moore's name, the city he lived in at the time, the county and state, as well as the date. The label is stuck on a fragment of an envelope.
Date: December 27, 1865
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Provost Marshal's Office Pass for Ziza Moore, April 29, 1863]

Description: Travel pass from the Provost Marshal's Office in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The pass allowed Ziza Moore and her family to travel at will throughout the county, but specified that they not "communicate anything that may prove detrimental to the Confederate States."
Date: April 29, 1863
Creator: Hawkins, J. M.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Military Pass for Ziza Moore, August 1, 1863]

Description: A military pass for Ziza Moore from August 1, 1863. This order from the Provost Marshal in Shelbyville, Tennessee allows Ziza Moore out of the lines, and to return after ten days.
Date: August 1, 1863
Creator: Vorris
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter of Recommendation to Provost Marshall for Ziza Moore, August 12, 1863]

Description: A letter of recommendation to the Provost Marshal at Shelbyville, Tennessee, on behalf of Ziza Moore. The petitioners attest to Moore's good character and recommend him for consideration of allegiance to the government of the United States.
Date: August 12, 1863
Creator: Taylor; Tarpley, T. D. & Tarpley, J. A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections