The Columbia County (Florida) Historical Museum published a 101-page phamphlet on the Federal campaign of 1864 in east Florida. This campaign ended with the defeat of the Union forces at the Battle of Olustee, or Ocean Pond, on 20 February 1864.
The phamphlet (5.5-inches x 8.5-inches) is a compilation of four articles reprinted from The Florida Historical Quarterly (FHQ). The articles are reprinted with permission, and the phamphlet is a fund raising activity for the Columbia County Historical Museum.
The phamphlet, The Federal Campaign of 1864 in East Florida, contains four pages of maps plus the following articles:
"A Connecticut Yankee Fights at Olustee: Letters from the Front," edited by Vaughn D. Bornet. Reprinted from FHQ, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, January, 1949. (23 pages)
"A Connecticut Yankee After Olustee," edited by Vaughn D. Bornet. Reprinted from FHQ, Vol. XXVII, No. 4, April, 1949. (19 pages)
"The Federal Campaign of 1864 in East Florida," by Mark F. Boyd. Reprinted from FHQ, Vol. XXIX, No. 1, July, 1950. (40 pages)
"The Seymour Decision: An Appraisal of the Olustee Campaign," by William H. Nulty. Reprinted from FHQ, Vol. LXV, No. 3, January, 1987. (19 pages)
The "Connecticut Yankee" is Private Milton M. Woodford of Bristol, Connecticut who served with the Seventh Connecticut Volunteer Infantry.
William H. Nulty is also the author of Confederate Florida: The Road to Olustee (University of Alabama Press), an excellent book covering the Civil War years in Florida.
The phamphlet, The Federal Campaign of 1864 in East Florida, is available through the:
Please ask for the "Olustee History Book." Also, please request quotes on shipping and handling if you are ordering more than five copies.
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