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  • Voyager Number: v34123
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    • Letter from Alfred Moore in Tullahoma, Tennessee, to his mother, Amanda.

    • 1863 January 9
    • During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he gives a detailed description of his regiment's involvement in the Battle of Murfreesboro (also known as the Battle of Stones River). He mentions that...
    • Q22510 - Q22515
    • Incomplete letter from Alfred Moore.

    • 1863 circa
    • During the Civil War, Alfred Moore served in the 33rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he briefly mentions possible troop movements and then describes a recent snowball fight in great detail, observing that "These sham battles are much more...
    • Q22506 - Q22509
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 May 9
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses troop movements; conditions in camp ("The whole army is without tents & provisions have been scarce"); recent fighting with Union...
    • Q22494 - Q22497
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore near Yorktown, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 April 22
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the possibility of their oldest son, Alfred, joining the army. Moore suggests that he enlist in a company in Alabama, but he is...
    • Q22490 - Q22493
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Petersburg, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 March 27
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he mentions current troop movements and expresses pride in the soldiers serving under his command: "We marched thro' the streets today & presented...
    • Q22488 - Q22489
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore near Manassas, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 February 27
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he discusses the transport of sick wounded soldiers to hospitals, and he mentions an anticipated attack on Confederate troops by General McClellan....
    • Q22480 - Q22483
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 February 19
    • 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...
    • Q22464 - Q22467
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Montgomery, Alabama, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 February 10
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he explains that he will not be able to visit his family while in Alabama; though he had hoped to spend two weeks at home, he now plans to return...
    • Q22476 - Q22479
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Richmond, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862 January 22
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. He wrote this letter after returning from a visit to Alabama. In it he discusses personal business with his wife, sending news and instructions about paying...
    • Q22472 - Q22475
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore near Manassas, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1861 July 23
    • During the Civil War, Moore served as a colonel of the 11th Alabama Infantry Regiment. In the letter he describes the First Battle of Manassas (also known as the First Battle of Bull Run); though his regiment did not arrive in time to participate...
    • Q22468 - Q22471
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Jalapa, Mexico, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1847 April 24
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he describes Jalapa and the surrounding area: "This is by far the lovliest [sic] place & is surrounded by...
    • Q22460 - Q22463
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1847 April 13
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he explains that his regiment has not moved as expected, and he expresses frustration at their lack of...
    • Q22456 - Q22459
    • Letter from Syndenham Moore near Tampico, Mexico, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1846 December 25
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he discusses possible upcoming troop movements and campaigns; the landscape and native people near his new...
    • Q18756 - Q18759

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