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|Creator:||Rence, J. D.|
|Title:||Letter from J. D. Rence, aboard the U.S.S. St. Louis near Fort Pickens, Pensacola Bay, Florida, to mother, June 10, 1861|
|Date:||1861 June 10|
A letter written by Union sailor, J. D. Rence, to his mother while serving on the U.S.S. St. Louis, moored near Fort Pickens, in Pensacola Bay, Florida. Rence describes some excitement created by movement of Rebels on the opposite side of the Bay. He also comments that Lieutenant Warden is still a prisoner at Montgomery and fears that he will be treated harshly.
|Subjects:||letters (correspondence) | Rence, J. D.--Correspondence | Mothers and sons | Sailors | United States. Navy--Sailors | St. Louis (Gunboat) | Gunboats--Florida--Pensacola | Fort Pickens (Fla.) | United States--History|
|Collection:||J.D. Rence Letter|
|Institution:||W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)|
|Contributors:||William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library|
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J.D. Rence Letter, William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
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