Statistics for occurrence #1 of “St. John's River” in chapter 78, page 234 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4.:
...here they will make a grand fight.
It is reported that fifty thousand men can be thrown either into Savannah or Charleston at four hours notice.
Brunswick is evacuated.
At the high bluff on the St. John's River , about twelve miles from Jacksonville, there was a heavy battery planted, and some five thousand men stationed.
By the contrabands we learn that Jacksonville is evacuated, and that our fleet pass...
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