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The House Divided:
Florida's Civil War Letters

 
A Project of HIS 4944 Preserving History
The sample of Civil War letters on this page represent transcription work
carried out as part of an internship program in archives and manuscripts.
P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
New letters will be added each semester.
 
Concerning Supplies and the Family. David Levy Yulee to his wife. Gainesville, 5 March 1863.
Transcribed by Jennifer Amy.
Typescript version
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Seeking Peace and Selling Furniture. Ossian B. Hart, Unionist, to his wife, Catherine. Plantation near Lake City, 14 June 1863.
Transcribed by Katie Walters.
Typescript version
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Fish will be Our Salvation. David Levy Yulee to his wife. Gainesville, 21 October 1863.
Transcribed by Jennifer Amy.
Typescript version
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A Boy and his Dog. Wickliffe Yulee to his father. Homossasa, 10 April 1864.
Transcribed by Jennifer Amy.
Typescript version
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Union Advance on Baldwin. David Levy Yulee to his wife. Gainesville, 1 June 1864.
Transcribed by Katie Adams.
Typescript version
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War News. Nan Yulee to her son. Gainesville, 14 July 1864.
Transcribed by Katie Adams.
Typescript version
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The Battle of Gainesville (Confederate Report). J.J. Dickison to the Assistant Adjutant General. Gainesville, 17 August 1864.
Transcribed by Gary Beemer.
Typescript version
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The Battle of Gainesville (Union Report). Colonel William R Noble. Magnolia, 4 September 1864.
Transcribed by Rachel Walton.
Typescript version
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When will the War End? Catherine Hart to her family. Tampa, 5 January 1865.
Transcribed by Katie Walters.
Typescript version
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Letter from Prison. Stephen R. Mallory, Confederate Secretary of the Navy, to his wife, Angela. Ft. Layfayette, 12 June 1865.
Transcribed by Sean McCormick.
Typescript version
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