November 2013 Smashwords Edition
This is a work of fiction. Although various characters in this novel exist in the historical record there is nothing to suggest that any of the dialogue, social situations, or correspondence included in this novel ever existed, except as referenced.
A Note On The Historical References Used In This Work
The two articles from The Baltimore Sun, ‘Release of Rebel Prisoners from Fort Warren’ and ‘Col. Cyprian T. Jenkins, An old Baltimorean, Dies in the State of Florida’ used in this text, appear as originally published, and are reprinted with permission, all rights reserved by The Baltimore Sun.
The content of all other newspaper articles, obituaries, and telegraphs is fictional, but attributed to newspapers in print ‘in the day’.
Massacre at Green Swamp – Hillsboro River, Florida