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[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

[Transcript of Land Sale Document]

Description: Transcript of a 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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Legal Document

[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

[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

[Transcript of letter from L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace, March 9, 1862]

Description: Transcript of a letter form L. J. Wallace to Jo Wallace wherein L. J. discusses the excitement and unease being felt in the area due to the presence of both Union and Confederate forces. Weather and health are discussed, and it is mentioned that a few Confederate soldiers were hunting some African Americans.
Date: March 9, 1862
Creator: Wallace, L. J.
Item Type: Letter