Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Barrancas” in chapter 1 of Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida:
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It was on January 12th, two days after the passage of the ordinance of secession, that the Federal troops at Pensacola abandoned the navy yard and Fort Barrancas and retired to Fort Pickens, removing the public stores and spiking the guns at Barrancas and the navy yard.
The movement was a significant one, indicating that the Federal garrison, anticipating a...
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