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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
Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 128 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 62 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 57 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 55 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 53 7 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 49 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment 40 2 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 II. 37 1 Browse Search
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Doc. 6.-expedition to Jacksonville, Fla. Report of Brig.-General Brannan. headquarters exwith his gunboats, proceeded immediately to Jacksonville, for the purpose of destroying all boats ancommand, I proceeded up the river as far as Jacksonville, in the Ben Deford, with 785 infantry. Itransport Cosmopolitan. I ascertained at Jacksonville that the enemy commenced evacuating the bluThe vessels then ascended the St. John's to Jacksonville, and there learned that the rebel forces hain possession of St. John's River as far as Jacksonville. I have the honor to be, sir, very respeatteries, which brought down a steamer from Jacksonville, and she soon went back with what looked tole at once steamed without opposition up to Jacksonville, where they anchored, remaining all night. very jealous of the more prosperous town of Jacksonville. It is thought by the people of JacksonvilJacksonville that he got up the batteries and made show of fighting in order to provoke the destruction of the
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 33.-expedition up New River, N. C. (search)
this month, with the United States steamer Ellis under my command, succeeded in passing the narrow and shallow place called the Rocks, and started up the river. My object was to sweep the river, capture any vessels there, capture the town of Jacksonville, or Onslow Court-House, take the Wilmington mail, and destroy any salt-works that I might find on the banks. I expected to surprise the enemy in going up, and then to fight my way out. Five miles from the mouth I came in sight of a vessel bourd with a load of cotton and turpentine. The enemy fired her to prevent her fal<*>ing into our hands. I ran alongside; made sure that they could not extinguish the flames, and again steamed up the river. At one P. M. I reached the town of Jacksonville, landed, threw out my pickets, and placed guards over the public buildings. This place is the county scat of Onslow County, and is quite an important town. It is situated on the right bank of the river going up, and is thirty-five or forty m
ed thirty-five miles, the Colonel ordered a halt. The troops bivouacked in a lovely piece of woods, and the men, as they discussed their improvised evening meal, forgot the fatigue of the day and made no murmurs, except their regrets for not getting a fair show at the rebs. On reaching this point, and before coming to a halt, six rebel cavalrymen were discovered, but they retreated on observing our advance. At Young's Cross-Roads the bridge crossing the stream to Onslow Court-House, or Jacksonville, was found destroyed. It was forty feet long, over a deep, rapid stream. On the opposite side the river bank was heavily stockaded and pierced for rifles. On this point the howitzer-battery was brought into use, and for five minutes a brisk interchange of shots was had ; but the grape from the battery of the Third regiment soon drove the rebels. At this point the rebel officer in command was shot dead at the first discharge. His body was pierced in three places. During the night the
Doc. 132.-recapture of Jacksonville, Fla. Report of General Saxton. Beaufort, S. C., March 14, 1863. Hon. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretalunteers, under Col. Montgomery, captured and took possession of Jacksonville, on Tuesday, the tenth instant. As I stated in my last report to you, the object of this expedition was to occupy Jacksonville, and make it the base of operations for arming the negroes, and securing, in tof the colored troops in Florida. The negroes are collecting at Jacksonville from all quarters. I am, sir, with great respect, R. Saxton, consulted, and were not long in deciding to capture the town of Jacksonville, distant twenty miles up the river, which the fortunes of the wainder cover of the gunboat Uncas, ranged alongside the wharf, at Jacksonville, and Colonel Higginson jumped ashore, followed by Captain Dolly'h Maine, to-day left Beaufort, to relieve the negro regiments at Jacksonville, and will hold that place while Colonel Higginson presses on fur
Doc. 148.-expedition to Jacksonville, Fla. Report of Colonel Rust. Hilton head, S. C., Apigs at Beaufort, March nineteenth, for Jacksonville, Florida, where I arrived on the twenty-third udrew all the United States forces from Jacksonville, Florida, on the thirty-first ult., and embarkeof Provost-Marshal during our short stay at Jacksonville. Captain Cannon, of the Delaware, and hid'g Forces. A National account. Jacksonville, Fla., March 29, 1863. Three weeks since, iforces from Beaufort came here and occupied Jacksonville under the most auspicious circumstances for such malignant vigilance by the rebels. Jacksonville was under the control of our gunboats on th now. New-York Tribune account. Jacksonville, Fla., March 28, 1863. Jacksonville is in rJacksonville is in ruins. That beautiful city, which has been for so many years a favorite resort for invalids from the, I might say through all seasons, has made Jacksonville a little Eden, has been burnt, and scorched