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  • Voyager Number: v34123
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    • Diary kept by Syndenham Moore during the Mexican-American War.

    • 1846-00-00
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the diary he describes his war service from May 26, 1846, to May 13, 1847. He mentions troop movements in Mexico and...
    • 2009-11-17
    • Incomplete letter from Alfred Moore.

    • 1863-00-00
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Incomplete letter from Sydenham Moore to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1846
    • During the Mexican-American War, Moore organized and led the Eutaw Rangers, a group of volunteers from Greene County, Alabama. In the letter he expresses his happiness at learning of the birth of his daughter, and he tells of his desire to return...
    • 2010-01-28
    • Incomplete letter from Sydenham Moore to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1846
    • 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 life in camp, acquaintances in his regiment ("mainly composed of very trifling & low bred...
    • 2010-01-28
    • Incomplete letter from Sydenham Moore to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1846-11-00
    • 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 the death of his slave, Peter, who accompanied him in the war: "He died on the 7th inst after...
    • 2010-01-28
    • Letter from Alfred Moore in Tullahoma, Tennessee, to his mother, Amanda.

    • 1863-01-09
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Jalapa, Mexico, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1847-04-24
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Montgomery, Alabama, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-02-10
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Petersburg, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-03-27
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Richmond, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-01-22
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-02-19
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore in Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-05-09
    • 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...
    • 2010-05-12
    • Letter from Sydenham Moore near Manassas, Virginia, to his wife, Amanda.

    • 1862-02-27
    • 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....
    • 2010-05-12

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