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Likely Massacre of Black POWs Following the Battle of Olustee

In an attempt to cut off Confederate supply lines in Florida, Union General Truman Seymour raided from Jacksonville toward the center of the state, with Lake City as the objective. His command, 5,500-strong, included three regiments of black soldiers, including the famed 54th Massachusetts. Waiting in opposition near Olustee Station

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