"Morning Reports at Fort Marion"

Title

"Morning Reports at Fort Marion"

Type

Text

Subject

Brown, Nathaniel H.; Bell, Louis; Arneau, Francis; Leonardi, George; Hernandez, Edward; Prisoners; Fort Marion; Castillo de San Marcos; Southwick, Emily; Solano, Leoncia; Guerrillas; St. Johns River; Picolata, FL; New Smyrna, FL; Hernandez, Mary E.; Palatka, FL; Road to Palatka; Salas, G.; Salas, D.; Magnolia Hotel; Hartstone, James; House of prostitution; Brothel

Description

Morning Reports written by Captain Nathaniel H. Brown of the 4th New Hampshire Volunteers, spanning from May 6th to June 21st, 1862. The Reports show day-to-day Union activities early in its occupation of St. Augustine, including the administering of oaths of allegiance, Confederate Guerrilla activity outside of town, Confederate visits to the western picket line, and soldiers patronizing the Magnolia Hotel.

Creator

Brown, Nathaniel H.

Source

MC19 . Box 1 . Folder 23

Date

"06-05-1862" - "21-06-1862"

Contributor

Brown, Nathaniel H.

Rights

St. Augustine Historical Society

Relation

inapplicable

Format

Copied handwritten documents / 8.5" x 11"

Language

en-US

Identifier

Manuscript Collection 19

Coverage

1862; St. Augustine, FL

Publisher

Germany, Chad

Items in the "Morning Reports at Fort Marion" Collection

June 21, 1862: PROVOST MARSHAL REPORT
Nathaniel H. Brown's 1862; 1 page report concerning oaths of allegiance to the Union, Confederate prisoners, and a "sail boat with three negroes."

May 22, 1862: PROVOST MARSHAL REPORT
Nathaniel H. Brown's 1862; 1 page report concerning oaths of allegiance to the Union, and police presence in the city.

May 10, 1862: PROVOST MARSHAL REPORT
Nathaniel H. Brown's 1862; 2 page report concerning oaths of allegiance to the Union, an escaped negro that was previously held at Fort Marion, and possible Confederate guerrilla activity east of the St. Johns River.

May 23, 1862: PROVOST MARSHAL REPORT
Nathaniel H. Brown's 1862; 2 page report concerning oaths of allegiance, drill procedures, possible Confederate activity on the road to Palatka, and provision shortages in St. Augustine.

May 6, 1862: PROVOST MARSHAL REPORT
Nathaniel Brown's 1862; 2 page report concerning oaths of allegiance, written passes for leaving the city, drinking at the Magnolia Hotel, possible Confederate activity near the San Sebastian Bridge, and the discovery of a brothel.