Month: June 2017

Episode 106

The Dade Massacre – Second Seminole Wars

The Dade Massacre was an 1835 defeat for the United States Army that greatly escalated the Second Seminole War, which lasted until 1842.

Episode 105

Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs – The Hello Girls

A bit of a deviation this week as we venture briefly into WWI to discuss the entrance of women into the Armed Services with Dr. Elizabeth Cobbs, however our conversation stretches from the Rev War all the way to WWI.

Episode 104

Andrew Jackson Invades Florida

In our final episode on the First Seminole Wars, we learn about Andrew Jackson's invasions of East and West Florida.

Episode 103

Fowlstown & the Scott Massacre

We'll start with what many historians consider to be the first major action of the First Seminole War and move on towards a riverside massacre known as the Scott Massacre

Episode 003

Justin’s Personal Letters

In this week's Letters from War, I'll be sharing some letters from my personal collection from a young soldier who enlisted in 2000

Episode 102

The Negro Fort

The Battle of Negro Fort was a short military siege in 1816 in which forces of the United States assaulted and managed to blow up an African-American fortified stronghold in the frontier of northern Spanish Florida.