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Florida in the Civil War

(Civil War History)

3.44  ·  Rating details ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Less than two decades after joining the Union, Florida became the third state to secede and join the newly formed Confederate States of America in 1861. After the firing on Fort Sumter the Florida peninsula became a battleground for both sides, a haven for deserters and Unionists, as well as a crucial source of supplies like salt and beef cattle. Union naval forces strove ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 22nd 2003 by Arcadia Publishing (SC) (first published 2001)
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Josh Liller
Mar 25, 2014 rated it liked it
This book may be the only general history of Florida in the Civil War in print. That alone gives it some merit. The book covers a variety of aspects beyond the battles in Florida such as blockade operations, minorities, Unionists, and Reconstruction. It also attempts to address the role of Florida regiments in the Confederate army, but those chapters end up more a brief military history of the war without enough attention paid to the regiments themselves or their commanders. The book also suffer ...more
Cathy
Jan 19, 2011 rated it it was ok
This book, on a potentially interesting topic, is plagued by spelling errors, repetiveness and a lack of a continuity. The misuse of words (session for secession in one example) was extremely distracting and the book would benefit from the inclusion of a map of Florida showing some of the areas mentioned.
Raven
Dec 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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I used this book for a school project and it was very useful and very informative.
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