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J.M. Brown letter from Jacksonville, 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Writing to his sister, Nellie, from Jacksonville, Fla., John Marshall Brown, with the Ames Division, discusses the beauty of Jacksonville and the destruction from Union soldiers in 1863.

He noted that the burning was being investigated. He said it was done by a Maine colonel and the Rev. Col. Higginson.

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  • Title: J.M. Brown letter from Jacksonville, 1864
  • Creator: Brown, John Marshall
  • Creation Date: 1864-02-28
  • Subject Date: 1864
  • Town: Jacksonville, Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: FL, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-602, Misc. Box 23/4
  • Collection: John Marshall Brown correspondence
  • Object Type: Text

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