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

Source

State Library of Florida: Florida Collection, 818-L848 01

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.