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Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 11 1 Browse Search
Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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t the State of Florida was a free and independent State, and that all political connection between her and the existing government of the United States was dissolved. During the subsequent proceedings of the convention, which continued in session until the 21st, the following resolution was adopted: Whereas, the State of Florida has severed her connection with the late Federal Union, notice of that fact should be communicated to President Buchanan; Resolved, that Hons. S. R. Mallory, D. L. Yulee and George S. Hawkins, be and are hereby appointed commissioners for that purpose. It was also resolved, That this convention authorize and empower the governor of this State to employ the militia of this State, and such forces as may be tendered to the State from the States of Alabama and Georgia to defend and protect the State, and especially the forts and public defenses of the State now in possession of the State, and that the governor be authorized to make all necessary arrangemen
orida reinforcement of Fort Pickens Confederate troops called out for Pensacola destruction of the Judah fight on Santa Rosa island bombardment of Fort McRee evacuation of Pensacola other events of the period. When on January 5th Senator Yulee wrote from Washington to Joseph Finegan at Tallahassee the immediately important thing to be done is the occupation of the forts and arsenals in Florida, the United States occupied the following places in the State: the Apalachicola arsenal aon with ammunition; Fort McRee, 125 seacoast and garrison cannon; Fort Taylor, Key West, with 60 cannon; Key West barracks, 4 cannon; Fort Marion, 6 field batteries and some small arms; and Fort Jefferson on the Tortugas. As pointed out by Senator Yulee, the naval station and forts at Pensacola were first in consequence. There was then on the mainland one company of Federal artillery, commanded by John H. Winder, at a later date a general in the Confederate service, but on account of his ab