The Civil War in Florida

Battles in Florida

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Battles, Campaigns, Etc., in Florida




Jan. 6Seizure of U.S. Arsenal at Appalachicola..By State Troops.
Jan. 7Seizure of Fort Marion, at St. Augustine..By State Troops.
Jan, 10Adoption of Secession Ordinance By State.
Jan. 10Transfer of U.S. Troops From Barrancas Barracks to Fort Pickens.
Jan. 12Seizure of Barrancas Barracks, Forts Barrancas and McRae, and Navy Yard, PensacolaBy State Troops.
Jan. 12Surrender of Fort Pickens Demanded.
Jan. 14Garrison of Fort Taylor, Key WestBy U.S. Troops.
Jan. 15Surrender of Fort Pickens Again demanded.
Jan. 16Action at Cedar KeysU.S. Navy.
Jan. 18Garrison of Fort Jefferson, Tortugas By U.S. Troops.
Jan. 18Surrender of Fort Pickens Demanded for the third time.
Feb. 6Arrival off Pensacola Of U.S. S. "Brooklyn" with Reinforcements.
April 17Arrival at Fort Pickens Of Reinforcements.
Sept. 2Destruction of Pensacola Navy YardBy Boats from U.S. Squadron.
Sept- 14Destruction of Privateer "Judah" near PensacolaBy Crew of U. S. Flagship "Colorado." Union loss, 3 killed, 15 wounded. Total, 18.
Oct. 9Action Santa RosaNEW YORK--6th Infantry. UNITED STATES--Battery "A," 1st Arty.; Batteries "C" and "H," 2d Arty.; 3d Infantry (Cos. "C," "E"). Union loss, 14 killed, 29 wounded. Total, 43.
Nov. 22-23Engagement with Confederate works at Pensacola, Bombardment of Fort PickensNEW YORK--6th Infantry. UNITED STATES--Batteries "A," "F" and "L," 1st Arty.; "C," "H" and "K," 2d Arty. 3d Infantry. (Cos. "C," "E"). Union loss, 5 killed, 7 wounded. Total. 12.

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