Sep. 11, 1862
State Convention of South Carolina has been summoned by its President, Gen. D.
F. Semison [?] to meet at Columbia, on Tuesday the 9th
telegram, dated Fort Morgan, (Mobile) September 5, says: The Confederate war Steamer Florida, Captain Moffit, 8 guns, ran the blockade last night, after an
exciting chase of the Yankee cruisers with a loss of one man killed and two
wounded. The Florida was built in
[Transcribed by Sharon Strout]