Report from Brigadier General Seymour.
Commanding Officer, U.S. Forces, District of Florida.
on initial advance into Florida


Baldwin, February 11, 1864

Major-General Gillmore

Your telegram just received. Command left for Sanderson. No news from Henry. Tilghman is at Baldwin. Two companies of Tilghman here. Fribley at Pickett's. No negroes came in, or anybody else. I will keep you advised promptly. This is the place to fortify.

T. Seymour,
Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Copied from The Official Records of the War of Rebellion.

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