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[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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1871-1874]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing docket information that includes attorney names, the names of the parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1863-11~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal Note Book, 1846]

Description: A book of poems and quotations, some written by Charles Moore and others transcribed from the works of other authors.
Date: 1864~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Company Orders Book, June 15, 1864-June 1865]

Description: Company order book with special orders, many of them for promotions and demotions. They include demotions for robbing a paroled rebel soldier, incompetence, intoxication, and disorderly behavior. There is an order that all men must turn in all civilian and rebel clothing. The book also appears to have been used for schoolwork and drawing by children at some later date. It also includes some song lyrics or poetry. Many pages are cut out of the back of the book and some pages partially missing.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: U.S. War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Morning Reports for Company F, 1864-1865]

Description: Morning reports of Company F for the years 1864 and 1865. The monthly reports begin in September 1864 and end in July 1865. These reports detail the company's station; the number of soldiers on active duty, special duty, daily duty, or extra duty; the soldier's rank within the company; the number of men who were sick, arrested,confined, or on detached leave; as well as those who were with and without leave. The reports also note the number of serviceable and unserviceable horses. Included along with the monthly reports was a remarks page where the daily happenings of the company were recorded. These remarks listed men who were on furlough, in the hospital, or those who were missing from duty. Hamilton K. Redway and his company were stationed at Camp Piatt and Kelly's Creek during the months the reports were recorded in this book. Redway's signature appears several times in the morning reports.
Date: September 1864
Creator: United States Army
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Official Army Register, 1865]

Description: Official Army Register containing: casualties, name, rank, date of commission.
Date: 1865
Creator: Adjutant General's Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, April 19, 1865]

Description: Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, presented at the City Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. The eulogy was written by J. G. Holland and was published by Samuel Bowles & Co.: L. J. Powers.
Date: April 19, 1865
Creator: Holland, J. G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sherriff's Fee Book, Cooke County, 1873-1874]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing a list of fees owed to the sheriff. Information typically includes the service rendered, the indebted party, whether or not the fee was paid, and the amount due.
Date: January 23, 1873
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket District Court, Cooke County , 1874-1877]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing criminal docket information that includes attorney names, the names of parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1874-06~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Executions Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1927]

Description: Docket from Cooke County, Texas containing records of executions between July 1876 and December 1927, including names of those executed, dates of judgement and execution, fees owed, and notes on the receipt of fees and return of personal items. There is also an alphabetical listing of court cases and the pages they appear on at the front of the book.
Date: 1876/1927
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[State Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1885]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a docket of cases from the county court. The entries contain information on the names of the parties, charge, dates for indictment and arrest, and some list the attorney involved and proceedings of court. It was meant for use by attorneys. Pages 106-107 glued together. Pagination skips 117-118.
Date: 1876/1885
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Judges Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1876-1881]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the name of the court case, charges, date of indictment and capias, state witnesses, and the proceedings of the court. The list is arranged by date.
Date: 1876-07~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Convict Labor Record, Cooke County, 1878-1891]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of convicts that were hired out to do work. Recorded information includes names, dates of convictions, physical descriptions, fees and fines owed, and information about hire. Includes some inserts containing legal documentation of debts to the court. The record is listed alphabetically by convict name.
Date: 1878/1891
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1878-1887]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal docket information that includes attorney names, the names of parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1878/1887
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1880-1885]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of the criminal cases that were handled at the county court. The entries list information including names and number of court cases, dates, and what occurred that day in relation to the case.
Date: 1880/1885
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1885-1889]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1885/1889
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[J. P. Civil and Criminal Docket, Precinct 3, 1885-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing information on courts and cases. The entries include information on justice fees, crimes, and specific details of cases. There are several inserts in this ledger including information on executions, notes from attorneys, fines/fees, and other misc pieces of paper.
Date: 1885/1893
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections