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middleton.pdf
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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' account of day-to-day activities in a March 10-13th, 1862 letter to Mary Martha Reid. Her initial concern is for a small attack at Tocoi, then she turns her attention to food shortages and the rising…

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Confederate St. Augustine resident, H.B. Jenckes' 1864 letter from Ellisville, Mississippi 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…

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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, if not for the help of England, writing, "I dread to hear. I…
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