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[Envelope from Elvira D. Moore and Lucinda Wallace to Mr. Jo or Charles B. Moore, March 9,1862]

Description: Envelope from Elvira D. Moore and Lucinda Wallace addressed to Mr. Jo [?] or Charles B. Moore at Rocky Bayou, Arkansas. It is postmarked Shelbyville, Tennessee, March 11th, and the date Mar. 9, 1862 is written in blue ink. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, the letter was received on March 25, 1862. There are some numbers written in pencil on the back.
Date: March 9, 1862
Creator: Moore, Elvira D. & Wallace, Lucinda

[Envelope from Liza Moore to Charles B. Moore, March 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Paris, Lamar County, Texas. There is a note written in blue ink that says "A friendly letter written to Henry from Liza Moore at Flatwood, Ark." According to the dates written at the top, the letter was written on March 8, 1861 and March 10, 1861. The note at the bottom left corner says that it was received on March 27, 1861. A portion of the envelope has been torn away, including most of the postmark.
Date: March 1861
Creator: Moore, Liza

[Envelope from Ziza Moore and Family to Charles B. Moore, October 1, 1861]

Description: Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore, Rocky Bayou, Izzard County, Arkansas. According to the written note at the bottom left corner, it is from Ziza Moore and family and was received on October 15, 1861. It is postmarked Unionville, Tennessee, October 3rd, but the date October 1, 1861 is written in blue ink. the back of the envelope has been torn off.
Date: October 1, 1861
Creator: Moore, Ziza

[Letter from Bob Landers to Charles B. Moore, May, 23, 1875]

Description: This letter from the Charles B. Moore collection is written by Bob Landers and is addressed to C.B. Moore. In his letter, Landers details for Moore news about his family and their health, news about his crops and the cold spring weather, and news from his community. In the closing remarks, Landers sends his respect to Moore's family. It is dated May 23, 1875.
Date: May 23, 1875
Creator: Landers, Bob

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Patty Brown, March 1891]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore to Patty Brown. In the letter, Charles discusses the Annie Laura story and gives Brown a brief, yet detailed family history. Highlighting major life events, he notes how he was born in Gallatin, moved to Texas, and moved away from Texas during the war. He also details his work with mills,how he changed career paths, and when he was married. This letter is dated March 1891.
Date: March 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

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

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, in which Charles copies and forwards a letter by E. D. Rushing. Rushing wrote about the whereabouts of Charles' brother and sister, Henry and Sabina, and of the violence in Izard County, Arkansas. Rushing reports that his two eldest daughters and their husbands are dead. He then describes how Union sympathizers are seeking a new constitution in Arkansas. Rushing concludes with his ideas about the Civil War being a race war and that non-white races must be forced out of the country. Charles Moore then adds a conclusion, lamenting the state of things. A small portion of the top of each page is missing.
Date: March 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 30, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara regarding the difficulties he faces applying for a transfer and/or a leave of absence. He states that he has 110 men in hospitals. Dr. Fentress's brigade is to march to Arkansas and only waits for Hardeman's Brigade to arrive. He also states that his men look forward to leaving Louisiana and moving to Arkansas.
Date: August 30, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, August 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he writes about having fevers and waiting for his box of medicines to arrive. His slave, Al, is sick, so he is having to wait upon the sick,feed his own horses, and do his own cooking. He argues that the losses at Vicksburg, Charleston, or Richmond do not mean that the South is conquered. He says that the North has an advantage with gun boats. He also writes about family, the health of family and friends. He talks about fabric for new pants and vest. He has new orders to move to Pine Bluff.
Date: {1863-08-15, 1863-08-17..1863-08-18}
Creator: Fentress, David

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 10, 1862]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he asks her to write longer letters with news of her and the children; his hopes for an end to the war in the spring; the shortage of physicians and why that makes it impossible for him to receive a furlough; the difficulty in receiving newspapers that have been subscribed to; news of the war; Abraham Lincoln's success in bringing people in west Tennessee to support the north; the difficulty in sending items home because he does not think they would get there; the sick making their way to the general hospital and a list of individuals who have died; his dislike for the people of Arkansas; the support of the people of Texas for the troops; the cost of wheat; his personal health; and his attendance at the funeral of Governor Jackson of Missouri.
Date: December 10, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David