Pretty much. Johnston and Trousdale did make it to St. Augustine, but were unable to take the town—the recruits gathering there got an early introduction to combat—and their cavalry screen had so many holes in it that they woke up and found themselves surrounded.Well, this is punch two from the UK and, going by last updates, punches three and four are soon in coming as well. I can only imagine the uproar soldiers being executed for taking slaves will cause in the US, especially since they left a paper trail condemning themselves as well. What were the actual chain of events in Florida? The American forces spread out too fast and too far, allowing the British reinforcements to work with the Florida military forces to sweep them all up?
The entire American military combined currently shares the same amount of IQ points as a fig.
The campaign in the Canadas is being run by professionals, even if one of them is "Pig War" Harney. The Florida campaign is at least half amateur hour—too many new regiments with no school-trained officers.Well in the Southern Theater at least. Remember they've been doing well in the Canadas.
On top of that, a lot of the soldiers in the Florida campaign really don't get the idea that they can be punished for something they do to a nonwhite person. Hence the paper trail. (Note that Hooper Bragg, bitter and cynical as he is, doesn't have this problem—he doesn't even expect fairness, let alone favoritism. For him, this is just more shit life has sent his way.)