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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage"
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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
Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862

Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862

Date
1862
Description
A series of letters from Louis James M. Boyd to his wife, Martha Jane "Jannie" Boyd. The letters are dated November 29, 1862, December 8, 1862, and December 9, 1862, from the USS Albatross at St. Andrews Bay. Boyd describes the destruction of the rebel salt pans along the Florida coast, his fellow soliders and personal matters, such as the joy he feels about the birth of his son while he is away.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
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
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n2000-4_b001_f02_07Letters from Louis James M. Boyd to His Wife, Jannie, 1862textAmerican Civil War--letters and diaries
American Civil War--United States--Collected Correspondence
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
Civil war
Florida--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Civil War, 1861-1865
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