Skip to content
Department of State Homepage State Library & Archives of Florida Services for Citizens Services for State Employees Services for Librarians Services for Archivists Services for Records Managers
Contact Us

Archives Homepage : Online Catalog

State Archives of Florida Online Catalog

Magnifying glass over a document.

The Online Catalog allows searching and browsing of information about the State Archives of Florida's holdings of over 40,000 cubic feet of state and local government records and historical manuscripts. The catalog provides descriptions of over 2,700 collections and lists the contents of containers and folders in many of those collections.

SearchAdvanced Search  | Browse Indexes | Browse Collections  | FAQ

Details Page

Click on for detailed listing.

Record Group Number: 900000
Series/Collection Number: M88- 45
Creator: Ives, Washington, 1843-1925
Title, Dates: Diary, 1860-1862.
Amount: 0.25 cubic ft.
Medium Included:
Organization/Arrangement: Chronological.
Terms Governing Use:
Biographical/Historical:     Washington Mackey Ives was born September 29, 1843 in St. Augustine, Florida.  His family moved to the Lake City area in 1845.  Ives enlisted into the 4th Florida Infantry Regiment in the spring of 1862.  He served in that unit for the balance of the Civil War and rose to the rank of Regimental Sergeant Major.  After the war he returned to Lake City, where he began the practice of law.  Ives was elected Mayor of Lake City in 1875 and a County Judge in Columbia County in 1877.  He also served as a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1885.
Summary:     The collection contains a photocopy of a personal diary kept by Washington Ives, detailing his activities from March, 1860 until May, 1862.  The entries contain information on his hunting, fishing, schooling in Jacksonville, local activities of vigilantes, militia duties, movements of troops and formation of various units for service in the Confederate Army, and early engagements between the Northern and Southern forces near Jacksonville.
Finding Aids:
Additional Physical Form:
Reproduction Note: Photocopies.
Location of Originals/Duplicates: Originals in possession of donor.
Associated Materials: Florida Collection, Florida State Library, Tallahassee, Fla.
Language Notes:
Ownership/Custodial History: Donor is a descendant of the Washington Ives.
Publication Note:
General Note:
Electronic Records Access:
Subject Access Fields: Confederate States of America. Army.  --Florida Infantry Regiment, 4th.
Outdoor recreation Florida
Diaries. aat
Florida History Civil War, 1861-1865
Lake City (Fla.)
Jacksonville (Fla.)
Columbia County (Fla.)
Added Entries

| Division of Library and Information Services | Department of State Homepage |
| Services for Citizens | Services for Librarians | Services for Archivists | Services for Records Managers | Services for State Employees |

Copyright © 2004 - 2013 State of Florida, Department of State. All Rights Reserved and other copyrights apply.      Privacy    Send email to

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.