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Saint Augustine, Fla. Artillery inside Fort Marion; tents on rampart, between 1860 and 1865.
Artillery at Fort Marion in Saint Augustine, Florida

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Florida Seceded!
January 10, 1861

Very little military action took place in Florida, except in a couple of coastal cities. When Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered in 1865, Tallahassee was the only Southern capital held by rebel forces. What do you and your family think of when you think of Florida? The Sunshine State? Oranges? Beaches? Disney World? You might not think of Florida's Civil War history.
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