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[Transcript of letter from Elvira Moore to Charles Moore, Sabina Rucker, and Maria, March 9, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Elvira Moore to Charles Moore and family. After mentioning an outbreak of illness in the area, Elvira talks about the fall of Fort Donalson and relates information about the captured, the escapees, the wounded, and the dead. She goes on to mention troop movements in the area.
Date: March 9, 1862
Creator: Moore, Elvira

[Land Sale Document]

Description: Document selling 150 acres of land held by Ziza Moore to Elizabeth, M. B., and Nancy E. Damron. According to the agreement, the Damron family will pay $2,000 for the land in installments, including interest. The document is signed by Ziza Moore and two witnesses.
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Bedford County (Tenn.)

[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

[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