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Washington County, Florida in 1865
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The following Washington County historical items were transcribed from the 1865 issues of
various U.S. newspapers:

September 18, 1865
The Columbus Daily Sun (Georgia)
Page 1

A difficulty occurred between Wash. Melvin and Elias Hammond, about twelve miles west of
Marianna, Fla., in which several shots were exchanged. Hammond was wounded in the thigh of
which he died a few days after. Melvin had two of his fingers shot off and his arm badly injured.
Have no heard the cause of the quarrel.
Transcriptions by Dale Cox
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