7 items found
Identifier contains "m87-10_" AND Subject - Person contains "Brooks, T. B. (Thomas Benton), 1836-1900"
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Letter from Captain Alfred F. Sears to Major Thomas B. Brooks, April 13, 1864

Letter from Captain Alfred F. Sears to Major Thomas B. Brooks, April 13, 1864

Date
1864-04-13
Description
A letter from Captain Alfred Sears of the 1st New York Engineers to Major Thomas Benton Brooks regarding orders to excavate relics from a Native American burial mound on Amelia Island, as well as the conduct of soldiers from the 97th Pennsylvania Infantry, commanded by Colonel Henry Ruhl Guss. Sears complains unofficially about Guss' conduct as a commander.
Collection
Letter from Captain Alfred F. Sears to Major Thomas B. Brooks, March 15, 1864

Letter from Captain Alfred F. Sears to Major Thomas B. Brooks, March 15, 1864

Date
1864-03-15
Description
A letter from Captain Alfred Sears of the 1st New York Engineers to Major Thomas Benton Brooks reporting on an extensive survey of Amelia Island and commenting on the lumber recently acquired from mills up the St. Marys River. He requests some of the material to use as flooring for soldiers' barracks.
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Letter from Captain Israel R. Sealy to Major Thomas B. Brooks, January 31, 1864

Letter from Captain Israel R. Sealy to Major Thomas B. Brooks, January 31, 1864

Date
1864-01-31
Description
A letter from Captain Israel R. Sealy of the 47th New York Volunteers ordering Thomas B. Brooks to proceed to Fernandina and St. Augustine from Hilton Head, South Carolina, to perform his assigned duties.
Collection
Letter from Captain S. N. Freeman to Major Thomas B. Brooks, February 2, 1864

Letter from Captain S. N. Freeman to Major Thomas B. Brooks, February 2, 1864

Date
1864-02-12
Description
A letter from Captain S. N. Freeman of the U.S. Brig "Perry" to Major Thomas B. Brooks giving Brooks permission to use the U.S. Mortar Schooner "Para" to guard a steamer.
Collection
Letter from Lieutenant Edward N. Kirk Talcott to Major Thomas B. Brooks, February 14, 1864

Letter from Lieutenant Edward N. Kirk Talcott to Major Thomas B. Brooks, February 14, 1864

Date
1864-02-14
Description
A letter from First Lieutenant Edward N. Kirk Talcott to Major Thomas B. Brooks rergarding plans to repair a locomotive and four cars and ship them from Fernandina to Jacksonville.
Collection
Letter from Major Galusha Pennypacker to Major Thomas B. Brooks with Enclosure to Colonel Henry R. Guss, February 23, 1864

Letter from Major Galusha Pennypacker to Major Thomas B. Brooks with Enclosure to Colonel Henry R. Guss, February 23, 1864

Date
1864-02-23
Description
A letter from Major Galusha Pennypacker of the 97th Pennsylvania Infantry to Major Thomas B. Brooks about transporting lumber. Major Pennypacker also includes an enclosure with a copy of a report he wrote to Colonel Henry R. Guss detailing an expedition he led with a detachment of the 97th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment to the Woodstock and Kings Ferry mills to procure lumber for Union military use. The mills were located along the St. Marys River in Florida near the Georgia border.
Collection
The Peninsula Newspaper From Fernandina, February 25, 1864

The Peninsula Newspaper From Fernandina, February 25, 1864

Date
1864-02-25
Description
The February 25, 1864 edition of The Peninsula, a newspaper published in Fernandina, Florida. Articles of interest include a poem titled "The Work" by Anna Cabot Lowell Quincy Waterston; a letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Major General Frederick Steele in Arkansas; and a story about an expedition led by Union Major Thomas B. Brooks up the St. Mary's River to save a series of valuable lumber mills and their products from destruction by the Confederates.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
m87-10_b001_f11_01Letter from Captain Alfred F. Sears to Major Thomas B. Brooks, April 13, 1864TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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m87-10_b001_f10_01Letter from Captain Alfred F. Sears to Major Thomas B. Brooks, March 15, 1864TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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m87-10_b001_f01_01Letter from Captain Israel R. Sealy to Major Thomas B. Brooks, January 31, 1864TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
/fmp/brooks/thumbnail/m87-10_b001_f01_01.jpg
m87-10_b001_f05_01Letter from Captain S. N. Freeman to Major Thomas B. Brooks, February 2, 1864TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Government vessels
Ships
Schooners
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m87-10_b001_f06_01Letter from Lieutenant Edward N. Kirk Talcott to Major Thomas B. Brooks, February 14, 1864TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Railroad trains
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m87-10_b001_f08_01Letter from Major Galusha Pennypacker to Major Thomas B. Brooks with Enclosure to Colonel Henry R. Guss, February 23, 1864TextCivil war
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Saw mills and lumbering
Sawmills
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m87-10_b001_f13_01The Peninsula Newspaper From Fernandina, February 25, 1864TextCivil war
Newspapers
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc)
Civil War, 1861-1865
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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