Additional Resources for the Civil War on Fort George and Batton Island

Ash, Stephen V. Firebrand of Liberty: The Story of Two Black Regiments That Changed the Course of the War. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008.

"Black Floridians and the Civil War: The 21st, 33rd, and 34th United States Colored Infantry Regiments." Florida History Online.

Blakey, Arch Fredric, Ann Smith Lainhart, and Winston Brayant Stephens, Jr., ed. Rose Cottage Chronicles. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998.

Buckingham, Peter H. ed. All's for the Best: The Civil War Reminiscences and Letters of Daniel W. Sawtelle Eighth Maine Volunteer Infantry. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001.

Chase, Susan F. and Carol S. Clark ed. Letters From the River War: Civil War on the St. Johns River 1862. Eastern National, 2007.

Hayes, J.D. ed. S.F. Dupont: A Selection From his Civil War Letters 3 vols. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1969.

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth. Army Life in A Black Regiment. Boston: Fields Osgood, & Co., 1870.

Johns, John E. Florida During the Civil War. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1963.

Looby, Christopher. The Complete Civil War Journal and Selected Letters of Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Martin, Richard A. and Daniel L. Schafer. Jacksonville's ordeal by Fire: A Civil War History. Jacksonville: Florida Publishing Company, 1984.

"Montgomery's Raids in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina by William Lee Apthorp, Lt. Colonel, 34th United States Colored Infantry, June 1864." Florida History Online.

Official Army Records of the War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies.

Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies War of the Rebellion.

Schafer, Daniel L. "Freedom Was as Close as the River: African Americans and the Civil War in Northeast Florida." In The African American Heritage of Florida, edited by David R. Colburn and Jane L. Landers, 157-184. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1995.

Schafer, Daniel L. Thunder on the River: the Civil War in Northeast Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2010.

Tomblin, Barbara. Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2009.

"War-Time Letters From Seth Rogers, M.D. Surgeon of the First South Carolina Afterwards the Thirty-third U.S.C.T. 1862-1863." Florida History Online.

Weddle, Kevin J. Lincoln's Tragic Admiral: The Life of Samuel Francis Dupont. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2005.

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