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Civil War Sites to Visit In Florida


The 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Olustee. Courtesy Florida

State Archive.

Click on any location with a red pin and learn more about what happened at that location during the Civil War in Florida.

These sites are from Florida Civil War Heritage Trail by Florida Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State. Not all the locations from the trail guide are on the map. To download a digital copy of the guide or to order a hard copy click here.

Visit the Richard and Pat Johnson Palm Beach County History Museum to see "By Sea and Land: Florida in the Civil War." The exhibit will be on display from September 8, 2015-July 2, 2016.

To learn more about Florida in the Civil War read:

Florida Civil War Heritage Trail. Florida Division of Historical Resources, Florida Department of State.

Hurley, Neil H. Florida Lighthoues in the Civil War. Oakland Park, FL: Middle River Press, 2007.

Snyder, James D. A Light in the Wilderness: The Story of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & The Southeast Florida Frontier. Jupiter: Pharos Books, 2006.

Wynne, Lewis N. and Robert A. Taylor. Florida in the Civil War. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2001.

Wynne, Nick and Joe Crankshaw. Florida Civil War Blockades: Battling for the Coast. Charleston: The History Press, 2011.



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