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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format is exactly "reminiscences"
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Excerpt from "Reminiscences of the Experiences of Company L, Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S.V., in the Spanish American War," 1900

Excerpt from "Reminiscences of the Experiences of Company L, Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S.V., in the Spanish American War," 1900

Date
1900
Description
Major Frederick Pierce of the Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry describes his experiences in Lakeland and Tampa while stationed there during the Spanish-American War. He discusses the daily activities of the troops, including swimming in Florida waters and visiting the Tampa Bay Hotel.
Collection
Excerpt from the Book "Florida Breezes" Describing the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1883

Excerpt from the Book "Florida Breezes" Describing the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1883

Date
1883
Description
An excerpt from Ellen Call Long's 1883 book titled "Florida Breezes: or, Florida New and Old." In this passage, the fictional character Ruth describes the events at the Battle of Natural Bridge on March 6, 1865, during the American Civil War from the perspective of a civilian. Long based the retelling on her own recollections about the event.
Collection
Memories of an Unforgettable Day by Manuel Minagorri, 1962

Memories of an Unforgettable Day by Manuel Minagorri, 1962

Date
1962
Description
Manuel Minagorri recounts his experiences working for the Cuban Refugee Emergency Center in Miami and some of his interactions with clients.
Collection
"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900

Date
1900 (circa)
Description
Sylvanus M. Hankins' recollections of his experiences as an enlisted Confederate soldier during the American Civil War in Florida. Hankins was a private in Company D of the 1st Florida Reserve Regiment for the Confederacy which was one of the units that fought at the Battle of Natural Bridge in March 1865. Hankins begins by discussing Florida's secession in 1861, when Hankins was 14 years old. He recalls how Floridians intially reacted to the threat of war; the raising of military units; the death of his cousin resulting from combat wounds and imprisonment; the imprisonment of women and children and the burning of their homes if their husbands, fathers or brothers were suspected of deserting; the shooting of deserters; the wartime treatment of African-Americans; Hankins' enlistment at age 16; escorting prisoners to Andersonville; the Battle of Natural Bridge; and other wartime events. The date of these recollections is unknown.
Collection
Recollections of a Chaplain in the Volunteer Army: An Address Delivered Before the Church Club of Louisiana at Its Annual Meeting, 1899

Recollections of a Chaplain in the Volunteer Army: An Address Delivered Before the Church Club of Louisiana at Its Annual Meeting, 1899

Date
1899-01-25
Description
Chaplain H.R. Carson of the Second Louisiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment shares his experiences with servicemen during the Spanish-American War. Carson discusses working in the regimental post office and the division hospital located in Miami.
Collection
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flc_973.89-p615_01Excerpt from "Reminiscences of the Experiences of Company L, Second Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S.V., in the Spanish American War," 1900textSpanish-American War, 1898/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.89-p615_01.jpg
flc_818-l848_01Excerpt from the Book "Florida Breezes" Describing the Battle of Natural Bridge, 1883textUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
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s325_b001_f05_x01Memories of an Unforgettable Day by Manuel Minagorri, 1962textRefugees--Cuba
Refugees--United States
Cubans--United States
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s1725_b001_f01_01"My Recollections of the Confederate War" by Sylvanus M. Hankins, ca. 1900textAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate.
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Natural Bridge (Fla.), Battle of, 1865
Civil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
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flc_973.89-c321_01Recollections of a Chaplain in the Volunteer Army: An Address Delivered Before the Church Club of Louisiana at Its Annual Meeting, 1899textSpanish-American War, 1898/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/flc_973.89-c321_01.jpg
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