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Fort Pickens

noun

  1. a fort in NW Florida, at the entrance to Pensacola Bay: occupied by Union forces throughout the Civil War.


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"Of course the officers of Fort Pickens are on the lookout for the saucy little craft," added Mr. Blowitt.

No part of the island was inhabited, or even occupied, except Fort Pickens and a Union camp.

"To keep the people at Fort Pickens from sending out any armed force," replied the intelligent contraband.

Starvation was not yet upon the garrison; and ere it would be reached, Fort Pickens might be reinforced.

An order was at once directed to be sent for the landing of the troops from the steamship Brooklyn into Fort Pickens.

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