Category Civil War

The Florida Railroad and the Civil War

On this week’s Florida History Podcast we discuss David Levy Yulee and his Florida Railroad around the time of the Civil War. You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), Spotify, Google, Apple Podcasts, Radio Public, Breaker, Overcast, Castro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for free which enable you to subscribe […]

The Florida History Podcast Episode 3: Civil War (War between the States) in Florida

In episode three of The Florida History Podcast we give a quick overview of the state of Florida in America’s bloodiest ever conflict. We discuss Florida’s secession decision, the Union blockade, the importance of Key West and coastal Florida, the importance of the state for blockade running as well as supplies to the Confederacy. Tallahassee […]