Letter from J. D. Rence, aboard the U.S.S. St. Louis near Fort Pickens, Pensacola Bay, Florida, to mother, June 10, 1861

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Creator:Rence, J. D.
Creator:Mother
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
Description:

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.

Types:text
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)
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