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Onville Upton's 1862 letter to his sister, Mary, describing regimental dress parade routines, improvements to the St. Francis Barracks, and night patrols along St. Augustine's western picket line. Further detail is on a hunting party's success…

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Confederate St. Augustine resident H.B. Jenckes' 1862 letter to Mary Martha Reid detailing her asthma, day-to-day activities, opinion of the occupying Union soldiers, and the state of the church.

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Union soldier of the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers, Onville Upton's September 26th, 1862 letter to his sister. He describes improvements made to Fort Marion, Confederate guerrilla activity, and his resolve to write more letters home.

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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' 1864 letter from Ellisville, MS to Mary Martha Reid. She expresses condolences for the battlefield death of Raymond Reid, and admiration for Mary Martha Reid's efforts as a Confederate nurse for…

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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' 1862 letter to Mary Martha Reid. She details the food shortages affecting Confederate St. Augustine and foreshadows its Union occupation, writing, "I dread to hear. I think our prospect blackens."

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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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W.C. Middleton's 1862 journal concerning his travels, daily routine and challenges as a member of the St. Augustine Blues and 3rd Florida Regiment. At the start, he details events surrounding the Union occupation of St. Augustine on March 9th and…

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Anna Dummett, an ardent supporter of the Confederacy and resident of St. Augustine's 1861 poem. She describes the forming of troops and elicits scenes of battle, ending every verse with, "To arms! To arms!"
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