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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 932 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 544 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 208 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 116 0 Browse Search
Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 98 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 96 0 Browse Search
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 I. 94 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 86 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 84 0 Browse Search
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t growing out of property in slaves. The State of Florida is now a member of the Union, under the pnly ordain, publish and declare: That the State of Florida hereby withdraws herself from the Confeded said union of States dissolved, and the State of Florida is hereby dedared a sovereign and indepeges of the Supreme court of the sovereign State of Florida, and the same was submitted to the convenon of the Convention of the People of the State of Florida, we, the judges comprising the Supreme Cotion of the Independence of the Sovereign State of Florida. Yours with great respect, Charles H. and in behalf of the ladies of my native State of Florida I assure you we go heart and hand in the ter which the president declared that the State of Florida was a free and independent State, and tha the same and to declare in behalf of the State of Florida that such acts will not be deemed bindingom Alachua county and eight from middle and west Florida. They were ordered to the military rendezv[3 more...]
ls was prohibited by General Bragg, and martial law was declared at the Confederate position. But for some time there were no active operations, and late in May some of the troops at Pensacola were called to Virginia. At other points the State of Florida had made warlike preparations for defense against hostile invasion, although it was realized that it was impossible to fortify the whole coast. From Pensacola to St. Augustine, 1,400 miles and more, there was nothing approaching a fortificto have the harbors protected, especially the important one of Apalachicola, and received notice from Secretary Walker, August 30th, that BrigadierGen-eral Grayson of the Confederate army had been assigned to the military command of Middle and East Florida. He was succeeded by Gen. James H. Trapier in October, and early in November the east coast was included in the new department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, first under command of Gen. Robert E. Lee. General Grayson, reaching Fe
orida coast. It was composed of ten companies of the most prominent citizens from counties in south, east, middle and west Florida, some of them having formed part of the volunteer militia of the State before the war. Among them were the Jacksonvillefense of the middle, western and eastern portions of the State. Prominent among the squadrons operating in west and middle Florida, supporting Dunham's, Abel's and Gamble's artillery, was Col. George W. Scott's battalion. Two companies had been deina, and instructed to call on Col. D. P. Holland for the battery of field pieces in his possession belonging to the State of Florida, with all its equipment, and to report to Brigadier-General Trapier, commanding district of Florida. In the absencere too late by twelve hours to take part in the battle. A frightful disaster which signalized the spring of 1863 in west Florida was the explosion of the boilers of the gunboat Chattahoochee. This vessel, carrying six guns, had been built for the
arches in the night on my line of communication and perhaps cut me off from middle Florida by making a detour through the country and a sudden descent on the bridge od's battalion, Fourth Georgia cavalry, and Guerard's battery. District of East Florida, Brig.-Gen. Joseph Finegan: First Florida battalion infantry, Col. Chas. A. to hold in readiness for such an emergency. General Gardner, commanding in middle Florida, was telegraphed to send to the imperiled quarter, with all possible celerimand, not knowing at the time that Brigadier-General Gardner, commanding in middle Florida, his senior, had returned from sick leave and was fit for field service. Aent of Maj.-Gen. James Patton Anderson to the command of the forces in the State of Florida. Gen. D. H. Hill having arrived at these headquarters on the 28th of FeAucilla trestle, and Caper's battalion, Wimberly's company and two infantry companies were posted at the Suwannee bridge to prevent depreda-tions in middle Florida.
battle of Gainesville. The districts of Middle and East Florida having been united in the district of Florida and embra of Florida between the Choctawatchee river and bay (in west Florida) and the Suwannee river, commanded by Brig.-Gen. Williare also made for similar measures against such bands in south Florida, whenever a sufficient force could be safely detached fhe opportunity so long desired of sending a command to south Florida to the support of the few scattered companies who were ections of Gamble's and Abell's batteries were held in middle Florida awaiting the attacks which from indications were immind city on the Gulf coast. Once obtaining possession of east Florida their victory would be complete, and soon the entire St hearts of the invaders. This victory saved east and south Florida. The counties of Bradford, Alachua, Marion, Levy and Haralleled success merits for the gallant little band in south Florida the everlasting gratitude of their countrymen, whose ho
will be filled up by the new levies about to be raised in that State, and that volunteers will hasten to join this brigade which has done such faithful service in the army of Northern Virginia, and won a name and fame for the gallant little State of Florida. In the Gettysburg fight the Fifth Florida lost 17 killed and 76 wounded; among the killed Capt. John Frink and Lieut. J. A. Jenkins and J. C. Blake; among the wounded Captains William Bailey and R. N. Gardner, Lieutenants G. L. Odum, J.cond battalion soon enlisted, commanded by Captains Bird, Mays, Stewart, Westcott, Robinson and Ochus, under command of Lieut.-Col. Theodore Brevard. The battalion was placed under General Finegan's command and did effective work in south and east Florida, and was ordered to Virginia in May, 1864, when the Fourth Florida battalion, seven companies, the companies of Captains Ochus and Robinson of the Second Florida battalion (Brevard's) and Captain Cullen's unattached company of Florida voluntee
y, Hunt, Barnes, and Fletcher, were assigned to duty in different points in the State, and were actively engaged until ordered to the Western army. On the 1st of May, 1862, the Fourth was reorganized with J. P. Hunt, colonel; W. L. L. Bowen, lieutenant-colonel; Edward Badger, major; and Dr. C. C. Burke, adjutant. Three weeks later they were ordered to Corinth, Miss. On reaching Mobile the order was countermanded, and they were kept on provost guard until July, when they were ordered to west Florida to check a raid from Pensacola. Thence they were ordered to Chattanooga, Tenn., and from there in October to Murfreesboro. Colonel Hunt died at Chattanooga and LieutenantCol-onel Bowen was promoted colonel; Major Badger, lieutenant-colonel, and Capt. John T. Lesley, major. On the 5th of November, under command of General Forrest (Gen. John T. Morgan commanding the cavalry and Colonel Palmer, of the Eighteenth Tennessee, commanding the infantry), they advanced on Nashville, but found
left here on the 17th inst. The Fourth was stationed in west Florida, and most of the companies were at stations on the Choc thence by rail to Richmond. Bonaud's battalion was in south Florida at the time the order was received. It had to march ovd three companies Fifth Florida battalion in middle and west Florida, to picket the coast and operate in the disloyal neighby and four companies Fifth battalion Florida cavalry in east Florida, in front of Jacksonville and up the St. John's river o of our commissary agents in supplying beef cattle from south Florida, will be a serious one and one that should not be overlable force in Florida. It will be seen that to protect south Florida it is absolutely necessary to prevent the enemy from retates, will take command of the reserve forces of the State of Florida. He will complete their organization and place them nish all necessary facilities. All officers from the State of Florida, of the invalid corps and such of the regular forces
issioned colonel of the First Florida cavalry and put in command of the provisional forces of east Florida. The Federals had already seized Fernandina, Jacksonville and other places along the coast. of that month until the battle of Olustee commanded the department or district of Middle and East Florida. The coast of Florida was from the beginning of the war at the mercy of the Federal fleet, aeated. He was soon succeeded by General Gardner as commander of the district of Middle and Eastern Florida, and was sent to Virginia in May at the head of a Florida brigade, with which Perry's old bed of his injury Colonel Miller was placed in charge of the Confederate conscript bureau in southern Florida and Alabama. On August 2, 1864, he was commissioned brigadier-general, and on September 8th was ordered to take immediate command of the reserve forces of the State of Florida, to complete their organization and place them at once in service. On the 29th of September, in addition to his o