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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 163 47 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 151 13 Browse Search
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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 62 10 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 55 7 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 37 1 Browse Search
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imgrene, a surgeon in the confederate regular army, and J. S. Driggs, Esq., a citizen in Jacksonville, Florida, from Long Island, New-York, were among the prisoners taken. Mr. Driggs is a Union man 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 passed the high bluff without firing a shot. St. John's River is twenty-five miles from Fernandina. It is on the mainland. The fleet wery, consisting of four thirty-two-pounders, at Nassau, Fort Georgia Island, was deserted. Jacksonville is quite a flourishing town. It has two thousand five hundred inhabitants, who are chiefly eet of water on the bar at high tide. The men of wealth, and the most enterprising portion of Jacksonville, are for the Union, but they have been obliged to keep quiet. St. Mary's, a town of about on
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 84 1/2.-naval operations in Florida. (search)
Brunswick, consisting of the Mohican, Pocahontas, and Potomska, under Commander Godon, I shifted my flag from the first-named vessel to the Pawnee, and organized another squadron of light vessels, embracing the four regular gunboats Ottawa, Seneca, Pembina, and Huron, with the Isaac Smith and Ellen, under Lieut. Commanding Stevens, to proceed without delay to the mouth of the St. John's River; cross, if possible, its difficult and shallow bar; feel the forts if still held, and push on to Jacksonville; indeed to go as far as Pilatka, eighty miles beyond, to reconnoitre and capture river-steamers. This expedition was to be accompanied by the armed launches and cutters of the Wabash, under Lieuts. Irwin and Barnes, and by a light-draft transport with the Seventh New-Hampshire regiment. After arranging with Brig.-Gen. Wright on joint occupation of the Florida and Georgia coasts, including protection from injury the mansion and grounds of Dungeness, on Cumberland Island, originally the
Doc. 89.-occupation of Jacksonville, Fla. Report of Lieut. Stevens. U. S. Gunboat Ottawa, off Jacksonville, March 18. To Flag-OfficJacksonville, March 18. To Flag-Officer S. F. Du Pont, commanding South-Atlantic Blockading Squadron. sir: I succeeded in crossing the bar with this vessel, the Seneca and Pembmission was successfully accomplished. We succeeded in reaching Jacksonville without difficulty, and at every house, save one, found evidence Senior Officer present. Philadelphia press account. Jacksonville, Fla., March 17, 1862. On Wednesday, the twelfth inst., at seven in fifteen minutes we were steaming up the St. John's, bound to Jacksonville. The weather was rather inauspicious — sun obscured, air damp as, a few minutes later the St. John's Mills, and as we drew near Jacksonville, smouldering ruins presented themselves on every side. Nothing tection, and hoisted the red ensign. At noon, we anchored off Jacksonville, less than a hundred yards from the wharf. Our reception was an
Doc. 100.-meeting at Jacksonville, Fla: held March 20, 1862. The following are the minutes of the meeting: At a meeting of the loyal citizens of the United States of America, held in Jacksonville, East-Florida, March twentieth, 1862, at half-past 10 o'clock A. M., C. L. Robinson, acting as Chairman, and O. L. Keene aJacksonville, East-Florida, March twentieth, 1862, at half-past 10 o'clock A. M., C. L. Robinson, acting as Chairman, and O. L. Keene as Secretary. Col. Jno. S. Sammis, Jno. W. Price, S. F. Halliday, Paran Moody, and Philip Fraser were appointed a Committee to draft resolutions to lay before said meeting, the following being a true copy of the same, which were unanimously received and adopted: We, the people of the city of Jacksonville and its vicinity, in Jacksonville and its vicinity, in the county of Duval, and State of Florida, embraced within the territory and jurisdiction of the United States of America, do hereby set forth our declaration of rights, and our solemn protest against the abrogation of the same by any pretended State or other authority: First. We hold that government is a compact in which prot
ommander Du Pont's report. Flag-ship Wabash, off Mosquito Inlet, Fla., March 24, 1862. sir: I have to report to the Department some casualties that have occurred to officers and men belonging to two of the vessels of my fleet — casualties as painful as they were unexpected; but the loss of gallant lives has expiated the error of judgment which enthusiastic zeal had induced. The Department was informed, after the capture of Fernandina, that so soon as I should take possession of Jacksonville and St. Augustine, I would give my attention to Mosquito Inlet, fifty miles south of the latter, which, according to my information, was resorted to for the introduction of arms transhipped from English ships and steamers at the British colony of Nassau into small vessels of light draught. I accordingly ordered the Penguin, Acting Lieut. Commanding T. A. Budd, and the Henry Andrew, Acting Master S. W. Mather, to proceed to this place — the latter to cross the bar, establish an inside b
Doc. 106.-Unionism at Jacksonville, Fla. Agreeably to adjournment, the citizens of Jacksonville and vicinity met at the court-house, on Monday, the twenty-fourth of March, at ten o'clock A. M., Jacksonville and vicinity met at the court-house, on Monday, the twenty-fourth of March, at ten o'clock A. M., C. L. Robinson in the Chair, O. L. Keene, Secretary. On motion, the following gentlemen were appointed by the Chair to prepare business for the meeting, to wit: John W. Price, P. Fraser, J. T. Mitche formation of such a government, a convention of the people be called, to meet at the city of Jacksonville, on the tenth day of April, 1862, to establish a State government, elect a Governor and otherill, on Monday, April seventh, 1862, elect delegates to attend the convention to be holden at Jacksonville, April tenth, 1862. On motion of P. Fraser, Esq., the meeting adjourned sine die. C. L. Rbe holden at Jacksonville, April tenth, 1862. On motion of P. Fraser, Esq., the meeting adjourned sine die. C. L. Robinson, Chairman. O. L. Keene, Secretary. Jacksonville, Fla., March 26, 1862.
Doc. 124.-evacuation of Jacksonville, Fla. Philadelphia press account. Jacksonville, Florida, April 8, 1862. it was with feelings of the most extreme astonishment and intense indignation that the people of Jacksonville and military and Jacksonville, Florida, April 8, 1862. it was with feelings of the most extreme astonishment and intense indignation that the people of Jacksonville and military and naval forces here stationed were first apprized .of the intention to evacuate the town. The displeasure of the troops and consternation of the loyal inhabitants could scarcely be imagined. Citizens who had already commenced to reenjoy blessings ofJacksonville and military and naval forces here stationed were first apprized .of the intention to evacuate the town. The displeasure of the troops and consternation of the loyal inhabitants could scarcely be imagined. Citizens who had already commenced to reenjoy blessings of civilisation, of which they had long been deprived, and to feel that their lives were again their own, and not the property of any wandering, vagabond Guerrilla or Regulator that might see fit to take it, were terror-stricken when they learned that t America in tow. The United States steamer Seneca, Lieutenant Commanding Ammen, with several families aboard, left Jacksonville twenty-two hours in advance of the fleet, and had gone to sea, bound to Port Royal, when we got here. The Ottawa brou
ct.2.Sch. Carrie Sandford, Haggett, Wilmington, lumber. Oct.8.Sch. Mary Louisa, Bettilini, Jacksonville, naval stores. Oct.12.Sch. British Empire, Parsons, Jacksonville, lumber. Oct.15.Sch. J. Jacksonville, lumber. Oct.15.Sch. J. W. Anderson, Black, Savannah, naval stores. Oct.15.Sch. Adeline, Smith, Savannah, naval stores. Nov.4.Sch. Lucy R. Waring, Smith, Savannah, naval stores. Nov.6.Sch. John R. Wilder, Gardner, Savaarleston, rice. Nov.8.Sloop Mary, Baker, Savannah, rice. Nov.15.Sch. Garibaldi, Bettilini, Jacksonville, naval stores. Dec.5.Sch. Prince of Wales, Adair, Charleston, cotton. Dec.6.Sloop Belle, Mteamship Theodora, Lockwood, Charleston, cotton. 1862.   Jan.16.Sch. Garibaldi, Bettilini, Jacksonville, naval stores. Jan.18.Steamship Kate, Lockwood, Charleston, cotton. Jan.29.Sch. Col. McRea.Sch. Zaidee, Adair, Charleston, cotton and tobacco. March11.Sch. British Empire, Parsons, Jacksonville, naval stores. March11.Steamship Kate, Carlin, Charleston, cotton. March12.Sch. Kate, Sabi