In the letter he discusses the death of his grandson, Edward (Elizabeth's nephew); the effects of winter weather in the area ("We hear almost daily of broaken [sic] hips - legs - & arms occasioned by falls on the ice"); clothes that he needs; and...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes recent troop movements and campaigns. He specifically mentions the Battle of Fort Donelson ("a sad blow to our army"); while he still...
During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In it he discusses upcoming troop movements and recent Confederate losses: "We have all been disturbed by the defeats at Fort Donelson, Roanoke & other...
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