J.D. Rence Letter

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Creator:Rence, J. D.
Title:J.D. Rence Letter

This collection consists of one letter written by Union sailor, J.D. Rence, to his mother, on June 10, 1861, while aboard the U.S.S. St. Louis, moored near Fort Pickens, in Pensacola Bay, Florida. Rence describes some excitement created by the 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:Rence, J. D.--Correspondence | Baron De Kalb (Gunboat) | Prisoners of war--Alabama--Montgomery | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and Prisons | Fort Pickens (Fla.) | Letters
Institution:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library
Contributors:William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library (University of Alabama)
Original Material:

J.D. Rence Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://purl.lib.ua.edu/18259