War of 1812
The War of 1812 occurred before the United States acquired Florida. During this period:
- East and west Florida were nominally under Spanish control.
- Great Britain strongly influenced the region.
The Archives has no original or microfilmed records relating directly to the War of 1812.
However, patrons who visit us in person can find service or pension records:
- On our on-site subscription to Fold3.
- In Virgil White’s Index to War of 1812 Pension Files.
Additionally, we house the microfilm of:
- The East Florida Papers, 1737-1858
- Documents the Second Spanish Period, including reference to military activities during the War of 1812.