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Last Days of Rebel Florida: Confederate Gold, Suicide, Escape

150 years ago the Civil War was ending and events in Florida were starting to get dramatic, even though much of the state was still in Confederate hands. On April 1, Governor John Milton, worn down by the stress of … Continue reading

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10 Things Floridians Don’t Know About the Civil War in Florida

We are entering the last months of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War with just a few events for me to later add next year.  Since most Floridians don’t have Sunshine roots, here are some things you probably don’t know about … Continue reading

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The 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Olustee Will Be A Big Event

On Sunday, February 16th, the 150th Anniversary of Florida’s largest Civil War battle will be honored by the 38th Annual Reenactment at Olustee outside Lake City. This will be a three day event starting on February 14 with parades, period … Continue reading

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Florida In The Civil War Series

The 150th anniversary of the Civil War is going on and this blog will show readers not only historic attractions to visit, but also Civil War battle enactments and major events to see.

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