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Identifier contains "m87-10_" AND Subject - Corporate contains "United States--Army--Officers"
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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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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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