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State Archives of Florida
Portrait of Col. Wm. Felix Mickler from St. Augustine, Florida.
Copy of an Opalite photo.
Accompanying note: "Born Nov. 21, 1836. Fought in the Indian Wars. Served in the Fla. House, 1860, 1861. A Corporal in Capt. Wm. Cone's company in Scott's Battalion. Appointed a Lt. in the artillery, but went to Cuba on a mission and upon his return enlisted again as a private. Participated in the battle of Olustee. Helped with the planting of torpedoes in the St. Johns River."
"After the War he was appointed a colonel on Gen. Harp's staff and later transferred to the staff of Gen. Jackson. A member of the 1871 Democratic Committee. A Civil engineer. Last survivor of the Secession Convention. Died April 24, 1927."
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Portrait of Col. Wm. Felix Mickler from St. Augustine, Florida. 1861 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/255278>, accessed 1 February 2023.
Portrait of Col. Wm. Felix Mickler from St. Augustine, Florida. 1861 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/255278>