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Civil War papers of East Florida

 Collection — Box: 140
Identifier: MSS 0-58
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to the Civil War in East Florida. There are letters, orders, requisitions, receipts, and other papers related to the Civil War, dating 1856-1864.

The correspondence consists of 50 letters related to various officers and the following subjects: leather for government use, fodder and horses, cotton, food stores, military supplies and transportation, teamsters, mail routes, freight, Lake City, Waldo, Palatka, Gainesville, Brandon, Micanopy, Orange Springs, Archer, Camp Milton, Sanderson, Crystal River, Clay Landing, Tampa, Baldwin, and Silver Springs.

Dates: Created: 1856-1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1961

George Washington Parkhill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 1983-003
Scope and Contents

This collection of 39 letters were written by Parkhill to his wife, Elizabeth (Bellamy) Parkhill, from various infantry camps and campsites from September 30, 1861 to June 25, 1862. The letters express his concern for the welfare of his little family, the best location for their safety should the fighting get too close, and his personal feelings toward his wife and babies. He also included his opinions about the war and some information about his company's activities.

Includes MSS 89-12.

Dates: Created: 1861-1862

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  • Repository: FSU Special Collections & Archives X
  • Subject: Florida State University Libraries. Manuscripts Collections X
  • Subject: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 X
  • Names: Confederate States of America. Army. Florida Infantry Regiment, 2nd X

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