The Battle of Olustee 1864

The Final Union Attempt to Seize Florida by Robert P. Broadwater

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Publisher

Written in English
Cover of: The Battle of Olustee 1864 | Robert P. Broadwater
Published: Pages: 224 Downloads: 90
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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Florida,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Military - United States,
  • Olustee, Battle of, Olustee, Fla., 1864
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139452M
ISBN 100786425415
ISBN 109780786425419

  Description [Battle of Olustee]. Collection of Four Documents spanning the months March through April and related to the Battle of Olustee. In February , a Federal force was ordered into Florida by Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore, commander of the Department of the South, to cut off Confederate supplies. The Battle of Olustee Marque as you enter the State Historic Site. Moose doing valuable service as my assistant driver. In the Traveler House, the assistant driver has many real responsibilities. Mock up of a member of the 7th New Hampshire or one .   The book's title is a little misleading. The Civil War in Florida before the Olustee campaign gets a very light treatment - about 50 pages out of While it is a fairly solid military history of Olustee, both in narrative and analysis of the battle and campaign, it should not be looked at for a more general history of Florida in the Civil War/5. But the unit's finest hour was at a battle in Florida the following year -the Battle of Olustee. In early the 54th, an all-black regiment, was moved into Florida.

While there will be a parade and festival held in Lake City the entire weekend, the highlight will be the re-enactment of the battle which will be at the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park on. ECW Series: “A Season of Slaughter: The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, May , ” by Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White; ECW Series: “Hell Itself: The Battle of the Wilderness, May , ” ECW Series: “Richmond Shall Not Be Given Up: The Seven Days’ Battles, June July 1, ” by Doug Crenshaw.

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As far as I know this is the only book written on the Battle of Olustee, fought in Florida in It was the only major battle of the Civil War to take place in the state, and was a rather bloody battle, with 34 percent of Union troops and 19 percent of Confederates killed, wounded, or /5(4).

The main focus of the work is the Battle of Olustee, or Ocean Pond, as it was known in the South. One of the bloodiest battles of the war with inordinately high casualties (/2 percent for the Confederates, 35 percent for the Union), this conflict took place in February between troops commanded by Union General Truman Seymour and.

As far as I know this is the only book written on the Battle of Olustee, fought in Florida in It was the only major battle of the Civil War to take place in the state, and was a rather bloody battle, with 34 percent of Union troops and 19 percent of Confederates killed, wounded, or /5.

: The Battle of Olustee, The Final Union Attempt to Seize Florida.: This paperbacks front cover sits up when laying flat and is a bit wavy, otherwise it does not look like it has been read.

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The Federal Campaign of in East Florida. The Columbia County (Florida) Historical Museum published a page phamphlet on the Federal campaign of in east Florida.

This campaign ended with the defeat of the Union forces at the Battle of Olustee, or Ocean Pond, on 20 February The phamphlet (inches x inches) is a compilation of four articles reprinted from.

In the largest battle fought in Florida, approximately 5, Union troops clashed with a roughly equal number of Confederates at a point east of Lake City.

For The Battle of Olustee 1864 book hours in the afternoon of Februfighting raged in the pine woods near Olustee Station and Ocean Pond. Then from the 21st century comes a fully self-contained book on the battle for retail purchase: The Battle of Olustee, – The Final Union Attempt to Seize Florida.

McFarland publishing put us in touch with author Robert P. Broadwater. With this rare opportunity, the Olustee Observer endeavored to do more than nding the Size: 2MB. The main focus of the work is the Battle of Olustee, or Ocean Pond, as it was known in the South.

One of the bloodiest battles of the war with inordinately high casualties (/2 percent for the Confederates, 35 percent for the Union), this conflict took place in February between troops commanded by Union General Truman Seymour and Brand: Robert P Broadwater. Get this from a library.

The Battle of Olustee, the final Union attempt to seize Florida. [Robert P Broadwater] -- "Compiled from primary sources such as diaries and journals, this work tells the story of the failed Union attempt to wrest control of eastern and central Florida away from the Confederacy"--Provided.

The main focus of the work is the Battle of Olustee, or Ocean Pond, as it was known in the South. One of the bloodiest battles of the war with inordinately high casualties (/2 percent for the Confederates, 35 percent for the Union), this conflict took place in February between troops commanded by Union General Truman Seymour and Pages: The Battle of Olustee reenactment on 15 February for the th anniversary.

The Battle of Olustee reenactment on 15 February for the th anniversary On Presidents' Day weekend each February (see Citations), thousands of reenactors from across the U.S., and even from overseas, come to the Park to reenact the Battle of Olustee.

In Olustee you won't find Confederates portrayed as heroic underdogs, or Northerners as paternalistic moral guides, or slaves as obliging minor characters--images that have too long dominated Civil War fiction.

The Battle of Olustee ended in February with Georgia infantry murdering wounded African-American soldiers as they lay on the field. Tuesday, July 24th,p.m. Greg Ahlgren visits Gibson's Bookstore to present the Civil War research he carefully gathered as he researched his newest novel, Olustee: America's Unfinished Civil War Battle, sharing the story of African-American Union soldiers, wounded and defeated following the Battle of Olustee in Februaryand executed and murdered by.

The Union lost 1, soldiers, twice as many men as the Confederates, during the battle fought on Feb. 20,at Ocean Pond, near the town of Olustee, a few miles east of Lake City.

The Battle of Olustee, by Robert P. Broadwater,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). of the Battle of Olustee, on the south side of the Union army dur ing part of the conflict, and to cover the retreat requires an expla nation. Armed with Spencer repeating rifles it fought as many American soldiers did in World War II.

Here is Hawley's account: Robert P. Broadwater, The Battle of Olustee, (Jefferson, NC, ), The Battle of Olustee was fought on Feb.

20, Full-scale artillery, mounted cavalry and three African American regiments, took part in the battle that ended with 2, casualties and a Confederate victory. The 54th Massachusetts was among the African American troops that fought at.

Died in the Battle of Olustee during the Civil War. Married Anna Johns, daughter of Riley Johns and Sarah Leigh Johns; three children. In my Grandfather, Archie Perry Winn's home, there was a book, the Dowling Family of the South that I remember reading as a young boy.

It had the story of the Dowling's that fought at. Meridian, Mississippi, near the Alabama border miles east of Vicksburg, was an important Confederate railroad center and military facility. Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman set out for the town from Vicksburg in early February,w men.

Hoping to augment his force with cavalry, Sherman ordered the 7, troopers of Brig. Gen. William Sooy Smith to move from.

The engagement at Olustee, not far from Gainesville, took place on Febru it was the largest Civil War battle in Florida and one of the bloodiest Union defeats of the entire war. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for BATTLE OF OLUSTEE FINAL UNION ATTEMPT TO SEIZE By Robert P.

Broadwater VG+ at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Expedition forces landed at Jacksonville on February 7, The engagement at Olustee, not far from Gainesville, took place on Febru it was the largest Civil War battle in Florida and one of the bloodiest Union defeats of the entire : Heather Cox Richardson Monday was the anniversary of the Battle of Olustee, the largest Civil War battle fought in gh few people today have even heard of it, Olustee was crucial in convincing Civil War era Americans to accept black freedom.

On February 7,Federal troops landed in Jacksonville. August 31 – September 1, About the Battle. the Battlefield. In late Augustafter nearly four months of maneuver and battle, the city of Atlanta was not yet subdued by Maj.

Gen. William T. Sherman's armies. Some supply lines remained open to the city supporting the army of Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood encircled there. Union cavalry. The Battle of Olustee, The Final Union Attempt to Seize Florida. McFarland & Company, Buker, George E.

Blockaders, Refugees, & Contrabands: Civil. The Battle of Olustee or Battle of Ocean Pond was fought in Baker County, Florida on Februduring the American Civil War. It was the largest battle fought in Florida during the war. Thousands of reenactors from across the U.S., and even from overseas, come to the Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park to reenact the Battle of Olustee.

Reenactors begin arriving as. He was wounded in action at the Battle of Olustee, but thankfully survived his wounds. He is notable for being the first Black American member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) and the author of the first book on Black American soldiers throughout US history: The Black Phalanx first published in Get directions, maps, and traffic for Olustee, FL.

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Dancing in the year Image: Confederate Civil War re-enactors marching in Gettysburg, Pa., on June 30 (© John Moore/Getty Images). The Battle of Olustee The Final Union Attempt to Seize Florida by Robert P. Broadwater ISBN ISBN Paperback; Jefferson, Nc & London: McFarland & Company, Publisher, J ; ISBN.

Olustee (pronounced “oh-lust-ee” NOT “oh-loose-tee”) was the second bloodiest battle of the Civil War. While it’s actual casualty numbers don’t necessarily compare to Antietam, Gettysburg, or Shiloh, it’s percentages of wounded and killed to engaged troops is staggering.COLUMBIA COUNTY, FL – In nineteen days, the Olustee Battle Festival, the annual celebration of the FebruBaker County Battle of Olustee, begins.

Folks from all over the world will converge on the area to fill local hotels, fill up at fast food emporiums, and visit downtown Lake City for an "arts and crafts festival.".The day after the Olustee battle, Winston Stephens wrote his wife, "I went over the battlefield this morning on my way to camp and never in my life have I .