As Florida seceded from the Union, a former governor predicted the bloodshed that would soon come. Florida troops moved in on federal forts as Union forces scrambled to take defensive positions. The eyes of the nation turned to Pensacola to see if a new war erupted. Slaves became soldiers fighting for freedom. As part of our history series “Florida Remembers”, Mike Licquia takes us into the early years of the Civil War in Florida.
Click on the link to watch Florida Remembers – Civil War Florida: A State of Turmoil.