In one of her “Bits and Pieces of Walton County History” columns, Anna Reardon wrote: “Wallace Bruce was born in Hillsdale, N.Y. on January 10, 1844. He was well-educated, graduating with honors from Yale University about 1868. . . . He married Anna Becker of Scodak Depot, N.Y. about 1870.Continue reading
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The following item appeared in The Chipley Banner on March 11, 1899: CONFEDERATE REUNION. Headquarters First Florida Brigade, U. C. V. Pensacola, Fla., Feb. 22, 1899. General Order No. 4: The Brigadier-Gen. commanding announces that the second reunion of the First Brigade, Florida Division, U. C. V., will take placeContinue reading
Daughters and Veterans at DeFuniak
The following item appeared in The Pensacola Journal on March 27, 1908: Daughters and Veterans at DeFuniak. “A large excursion came to DeFuniak Springs on Veterans’ Day, in spite of the inclement weather Friday night, and were rewarded by having an unusually delightful weather and a strong program. The morningContinue reading
Hearing to Fund the Courthouse in DeFuniak Springs
From Hearings Before a Special Subcommittee of the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, House of Representatives, on Bills for Public Buildings at [among other places] De Funiak Springs, Fla. (Statement of Mr. Kehoe), February 5 , 1919, Washington, D.C., page 50-52. According to the Preface of this volume ofContinue reading
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