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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
back on the 12th from Sanderson to Baldwin, and to hold this post with might and main. This order was promptly executed without the Federals suffering any molestation at the hands of the enemy, and the bridge over the St. Mary's River destroyed. Henry with his cavalry pushed forward a reconnoissance along the Cedar Keys Railroad as far as Gainesville, where he dispersed a detachment, while several vessels, ascending the St. John's River, took possession of the small towns of Picolata and Palatka, situated on an arm of the sea. The co-operation of the fleet rendered the victualling and defence of these places an easy matter. Having thus assumed the occupation of the country which he proposed to guard, Gillmore embarked on the 13th for Hilton Head, after having directed Seymour to complete the occupation without any thought of extending it. But as soon as the chief was gone, Seymour, forgetting his wise instructions, determined to resume the campaign. Although his means of trans