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Civil War Chronicle - Newspaper

Reprint copies of various pages from Vol. IV of the Civil War Chronilce. Dates include: July 20 - July 30, 1864; July 31 - August 26, 1864; Aug. 26 - Sept. 21, 1864; Sept. 22 - Oct. 18. 1864; Oct. 17 - Nov. 5, 1864; Nov. 8 - Dec. 6, 1864

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Civil War Chronicle - Newspaper

Reprint copies of various pages from Volume I (1861) and II (early editons of 1862) of the Civil War Chronicle. Dates included: Nov. 30, 1861 - Jan. 4, 1862 (Vol. I); May 25 - June 2, 1862 (Vol.II) Jan. 5 - Jan. 27, 1862 (Vol. I); May 4 - May 20, 1862 (Vol. II) Jan. 28 - March 3, 1862 (Vol.I) ; April 7 - April 28, 1862 (Vol.II) March 8 - April 2, 1862 (Vol. 1)

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Civil War Chronicle - Newspaper

Reprints of various numbered pages of Vol. II of the Civil War Chronicle. Dates include: June 6 - June 26, 1862; Sept. 18 - Oct. 19, 1862 June 27 - July 2, 1862 July 3 - July 27, 1862; Sept. 7 - Sept. 17, 1862 July 28 - August 21, 1862; August 22 - Sept. 6, 1862

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Civil War Chronicle - Newspaper

Reprints of various numbered pages from Vol. III and Vol. IV of the Civil War Chronicle. Dates include: Sept. 20 - Oct. 14, 1863; Oct. 15 - Nov. 7, 1863; Nov. 8 - Nov. 26, 1863; Nov. 30 - Dec. 25, 1863; Dec. 26, 1863 - Jan. 24, 1864; Jan. 26 - Feb. 18, 1864 May 1 - May 17, 1863; May 18 - June 3, 1863; June 4 - June 30, 1863; July 1 - July 12, 1863; July 16 - Aug. 14, 1863; Aug. 15 - Sept. 13, 1863 Feb. 19 - March 14, 1864; March 15 - April 12, 1864; April 15 - May 3, 1864; May 6 - May 12, 1864; May 12 - May 31, 1864; June 3 - June 19, 1864; June 21 - July 19, 1864

Image of Engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from sketch of Yulee Community House, U.S. Army headquarters, dated May 21, 1862. - Newspaper

Engraving in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper from sketch of Yulee Community House, U.S. Army headquarters, dated May 21, 1862. - Newspaper

Newspaper dated May 31, 1862 has engraved drawing of Yulee Community House being used as U.S. Army headquarters in 1862. Above this picture is a much larger engraved drawing of a new iron-clad frigate being launched in Philadelphia.

Image of Crowning A Century in Florida: 1860's - Newspaper

Crowning A Century in Florida: 1860's - Newspaper

This is one of a series of eight special sections to the Florida Times-Union published on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the newspaper. This edition features The 1860's: A Nation Is Divided

Image of Business card for E. J. Acosta, son of Domingo Acosta -- owner of general store and Post Office in Old Town prior to evacuation in 1861 - Card, Business

Business card for E. J. Acosta, son of Domingo Acosta -- owner of general store and Post Office in Old Town prior to evacuation in 1861 - Card, Business

Copy of Business Card: E. J. ACOSTA ---- Dealer In ---- Fancy & Staple Dry Goods, Hats, Shoes, Hardware, Drubs, Segars [sic], Tobacco, Wines and Liquors. Groceries of All Kinds. FERNANDINA, FLA. Caption provided: Business card of Eustace John Acosta, son of Domingo Acosta, who did business out of his father's general store in Old Town prior to his evacuation before the War Between the States in 1861, when he moved his family to Blackshear, Ga. (From the Col. E. D. Tracy collection belonging to Mrs. Vern Pickren of Folkston, Ga.)

Image of Newspaper Clipping about ammunition recovered at Fort Clinch - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper Clipping about ammunition recovered at Fort Clinch - Clipping, Newspaper

A Florida Times Union newspaper clipping dated Feb. 8, 1959 which reports on the deactivation of Civil War ammunition recovered from Ft. Clinch.

Image of Letters to J. W. Decker from U.S. Senator Duncan U. Fletcher - Letter

Letters to J. W. Decker from U.S. Senator Duncan U. Fletcher - Letter

A one page letter and envelope addressed to J. W. Decker from U. S. Senator Duncan U. Fletcher. Included in the file are two pages of an additional letter(s?) referencing the Italian Debt settlement.

Image of Journal Kept By James G. Cooper At Battle Bluff For The Year Of Our Lord 1857. - Diary

Journal Kept By James G. Cooper At Battle Bluff For The Year Of Our Lord 1857. - Diary

An unpublished Diary by James G. Cooper describing his daily activities at his plantation, Battle Bluff (also called Cooper Bluff), one of the largest in northeast Florida prior to the Civil War. It was located 2 miles south of St Marys and 6 miles west of Fernandina at the junction of the Bell and Jolly rivers. Cooper also had 2 other plantations and was considered one of Florida's largest land holders and slave holders prior to the civil war. (For more detailed information see Pelot Family Genealogy, library GEN COL). The Diary continues through April, 1865, but this copy is missing pp 85 through 116, effectively ending February 3rd, 1862. It does have pp 117 through 119 which were don

Image of Springfield Smooth Bore Muzzle Loading Rifle - Rifle, Military

Springfield Smooth Bore Muzzle Loading Rifle - Rifle, Military

A Springfield smooth bore .58 caliber, muzzle loading rifle. Using a percussion cap and firing a mini ball round. Manufactired at the US Armory in Norfolk VA, in 1863, using a patent issue to Springfield in 1861. It is likely that the rifle was made by a private contractor for the Union Army. It was the most popular rifle used by Union troops with several hundred thousand having been manufactured. The original cost per rifle was between $15 and $20 dollars, a price considered outrageous by Congress.

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Civil War Artifacts - Bullet

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. This lot is of 10 civil war bullets. they include .44; .58; and .69 caliber bullets. There is also an impacted bullet.

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Buttons & Pins - Button, Military

Civil War Artifacts - Buttons & Pins - Button, Military

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. Items in order from left to right by row: Cherokee rose button - Florida troops Harmonica reed piece Cornflower Confederate uniform button Army/Navy token "Must Be Preserved" inscribed on back General service coat button Guilded cuff button Plain cuff button (Scovill) Button 4th Massachusetts hat pin Savannah, GA. police hat pin Miscellaneous buttons and mini buttons

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Money, Paper

Civil War Artifacts - Money, Paper

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. This is three pieces of Confederate currency. A state of Florida Ten Cents (paper); a one dollar bill each from the states of Georgia and Florida.

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Kettle

Civil War Artifacts - Kettle

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. This is a copper kettle which is period correct.

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Pipe, Smoking

Civil War Artifacts - Pipe, Smoking

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. Several disparate artifacts are included in this record. some are hard to positively identify so best estimate is given below. They include: -match container hit by a bullet with matches still inside. -Clay pipe belonging to a soldier. -portion of a broken sword handle. -mini wood die (used for 'illegal' gambling could be easily disposed) -powder flask top. -clay marbles. -sowing thimble (friendship - given by women to soldiers) -part rifle buck stop. -part of sling for bandolier. -sprue bullet. -suttler token from Union army. -part of either a music stand or a ca

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Brush, Animal

Civil War Artifacts - Brush, Animal

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. Several disparate artifacts are included in this record. Some are hard to positively identify so best estimate is given below. They include: -horse brush and horse grooming combs from Union cavalry. -piece of iron hammer head -belt buckle with U.S. insignia -portion of broken pot hanger. -artillery shell piece head. -hoof scraper. -knapsack hook -horse strap piece. -gun strap sling. -Justice horse brush

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Buckle

Civil War Artifacts - Buckle

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. This is a lot of 8 buckles of various types.

Image of Civil War Era Dinner Spoon - Spoon, Eating

Civil War Era Dinner Spoon - Spoon, Eating

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. A civil war era dinner spoon bent from usage is now Object 2017.050.001 A Civil war era fork pictured at top of photo is now Object 2017.

Image of Civil War Artifacts - Bullet

Civil War Artifacts - Bullet

Civil War Artifacts recovered from various sites in Jacksonville (LaVilla); Fernandina and Western Nassau County. This lot is of approximately 40 musket balls. Dates unknown, assume civil war era but could be earlier (revolutionary, 1812, etc.)