36 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Coverage contains "Civil War Florida (1861-1865)"
Sorted by Title
Circular letter from Governor John Milton

Circular letter from Governor John Milton

Date
1863 (circa)
Description
Fragment of a Civil War circular.
Collection
Confederate Impressment Certificate for C. T. Taylor, 1864

Confederate Impressment Certificate for C. T. Taylor, 1864

Date
1864-11-30
Description
A certificate notifying Governor John Milton that C. T. Taylor was empowered to conduct impressment in Jefferson County, Florida.
Collection
Destruction of a Rebel Salt Factory on the Florida Coast, 1862

Destruction of a Rebel Salt Factory on the Florida Coast, 1862

Date
1862-11-15
Description
An article describing the destruction of a rebel salt factory on the Florida coast at St. Joseph Bay by the crew of the US Bark "Kingfisher." An officer on the bark gives a firsthand account of the engagement in a letter obtained by Harper's Weekly. The second page includes an etching depicting the destruction of the salt factory. Published on pages 732-733 of the November 15, 1862 edition of Harper's Weekly Magazine.
Collection
Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898

Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898

Date
1898-07-04
Description
An excerpt from the recollections of General William Miller regarding his experiences as a military commander during the Battle of Natural Bridge during the American Civil War in Florida.
Collection
Executive and Congressional Directory of the Confederate States, 1861-1865

Executive and Congressional Directory of the Confederate States, 1861-1865

Date
1899
Description
A directory containing the names of executive officers of the Confederate States; the dates and locations of the Congresses of the Confederate States; the names of members of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States; and the names of senators and representatives of the First and Second Congresses of the Confederate States.
Collection
Letter appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for State Troops on St. Vincent Island - July 12, 1861

Letter appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for State Troops on St. Vincent Island - July 12, 1861

Date
1861-07-12
Description
Letter written by John D. Askins (Adkins? Arkins?) appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for the troops stationed on St. Vincent Island as of July 12, 1861. The letter also grants Dr. Burke permission to purchase medicines in the local drug stores as needed for the post.
Collection
Letter from Council A. Bryan to His Wife, Cornelia Scriven Bryan, 1863

Letter from Council A. Bryan to His Wife, Cornelia Scriven Bryan, 1863

Date
1863-07
Description
Letter from Council A. Bryan to his wife, Cornelia Scriven Bryan, in the aftermath of the 1863 Confederate invasion of Pennsylvania, which had ended in defeat at Gettysburg. During this campaign, the Second, Fifth and Eighth Florida Regiments had comprised a brigade, under the command of Colonel David Lang, that was part of Richard Anderson's Division of A.P. Hill's Corps. The Floridians were heavily engaged on both July 2 and 3, and participated in the assault on the Union center on the final day's fighting. At Gettysburg, the Florida Brigade suffered perhaps the highest percentage of casualties of any similar unit in the Confederate army. In this letter, which was written on very small-sized paper, Bryan described the retreat into Virginia, listed the names of survivors and sick left along the route, and expressed his frustration over the heavy casualties and the lack of recognition the Florida Brigade received. Interestingly, he makes a number of derogatory comments about the conduct of some of the troops in George Pickett's Division of Virginians. The State Archives only holds a copy of this letter. The original is in the possession of the donor.
Collection
Letter from J. S. M. Davidson to Julia Stockton, 1863

Letter from J. S. M. Davidson to Julia Stockton, 1863

Date
1863-12-07
Description
Letter from J. S. M. Davidson, fellow officer and friend of William Tennent Stockton, to Julia Stockton, William Stockton's wife, informing her that her husband had survived the battle at Chattanooga but was a prisoner in Union hands.
Collection
Letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey to Governor Madison Starke Perry, 1861

Letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey to Governor Madison Starke Perry, 1861

Date
1861
Description
A report from Confederate sympathizers who dismantled the lights at the Jupiter Inlet and Cape Florida lighthouses sent to Florida Governor Madison Starke Perry. The letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey explains that they chose to destroy the lights because they needed to be protected from the enemy during the war.
Collection
Letter from John D. Pittman to His Mother, Martha W. Pittman, 1860

Letter from John D. Pittman to His Mother, Martha W. Pittman, 1860

Date
1860-11-06
Description
Letter from John D. Pittman to his mother, Martha W. Pittman, written while he was a student at the University of Virginia. He discusses his time at school, the election of 1860 and the likelihood of Abaraham Lincoln becoming president. Pittman expresses his displeasure at the possibility of Lincoln winning and says "If he is, I reckon we will have to quit this University - take muskets and go to fighting! I hope this will not be."
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
flc_br0007Circular letter from Governor John MiltontextCivil War, 1861-1865/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/flc_br0007.jpg
s577_b001_f16_11Confederate Impressment Certificate for C. T. Taylor, 1864textImpressment -- Confederate States of America
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
United States -- Confederate States of America
Food supply -- Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government
Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Supplies and stores
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s577_b001_f16_11.jpg
slp_harpersweekly-1862-v006-307_01Destruction of a Rebel Salt Factory on the Florida Coast, 1862textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Periodicals
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Blockades
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage
Salt industry and trade
Salt industry and trade--Florida
Civil War
USS Kingfisher (1861)
Etching
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/slp_harpersweekly-1862-v006-307_01.jpg
m87-22_b001_f09_01Excerpt from Recollections of General William Miller Regarding the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1898textAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected Correspondence
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m87-22_b001_f09_01.jpg
flc_973.713-c748_01Executive and Congressional Directory of the Confederate States, 1861-1865textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America. Congress -- Directories
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.713-c748_01.jpg
s43_b003_f06_x01Letter appointing Dr. C.C. Burke as Surgeon for State Troops on St. Vincent Island - July 12, 1861textMilitary appointments
Medicine, Military
/fmp/selected_documents/thumbnails/s43_b003_f06_x01.jpg
m87-35_b001_f06_02Letter from Council A. Bryan to His Wife, Cornelia Scriven Bryan, 1863textCivil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m87-35_b001_f06_02.jpg
m88-21_b002_fa-140_01Letter from J. S. M. Davidson to Julia Stockton, 1863textCivil war
Missionary Ridge, Battle of (Tennessee : 1863)
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/m88-21_b002_fa-140_01.jpg
s577_b001_f08_07Letter from James Paine, A. Oswald Lang and Francis A. Ivey to Governor Madison Starke Perry, 1861textCivil war
Lighthouses
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s577_b001_f08_07.jpg
n2005-9_b003_f64_01Letter from John D. Pittman to His Mother, Martha W. Pittman, 1860textAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected Correspondence
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/n2005-9_b003_f64_01.jpg
Questions and Feedback Form
Please provide your name
Please provide a valid email address
Please provide a valid phone number
Please provide a comment

Please note:
Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.


Notice: Undefined index: query in /var/www/html/plugins/AvantSearch/controllers/FindController.php on line 28