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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)
without any delay, to the end that those who had taken the oath, and whose vote had been discounted in advance, might take part in the Presidential election in November. Gillmore, accordingly, did not lose a single minute. On the morning of the 8th he put his troops in motion in the direction of Baldwin. This place is situated about nineteen miles to the west of Jacksonville, and at the intersection of the only two railroads that Florida possessed at that time–that from Fernandina to Cedar Keys, and that from Jacksonville to Tallahassee. These two roads, which traverse the most fertile part, Northern Florida, connect the Atlantic coast with that of the Gulf of Mexico. Gillmore counted on following the first far enough to drive the enemy back toward Tallahassee, to hinder them from enlisting troops, from collecting stores, turpentine, and cotton in the eastern part of the State, from carrying off the rails of the railroad, which they intended, it is said, to use in the repair of