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Clarissa Anderson's 1863 letter to her son, Andrew Anderson, describing Mrs. Joseph Lee Smith's decision to remain in the city, a cold front, and Confederate deserters arriving in St. Augustine. The deserter arrives with rumors of a large-scale…

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J. Henry Blakeman's 1863 letter initially details the arrival of packet ships in St. Augustine, and an upcoming general review and inspections within the 17th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment. Later detail touches on a raid conducted by Colonel Noble…

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Union soldier of the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers, Blaky Mason's 1863; 3 page "Report on St. Augustine," sent in a letter to "Friend Frank." Initial detail is on St. Augustine's favorable climate, and several companies of the 7th New Hampshire…

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Dennis O'Brien's 1863 hand-drafted newspaper satirically detailing events in and around Union occupied St. Augustine. Articles concern fictional patrols beyond St. Augustine's western picket line, obituaries, and sarcastic comments on the quality and…
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