Willoughby Tillis Battle Monument

Willoughby Tillis Battle Monument (HM12T3)

Location: Fort Meade, FL 33841 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 45.031', W 81° 47.391'

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A group of United States Army soldiers led by Lt. Carlton engaged the Seminole Indians in what is known as the Willoughby Tillis Battle in this vicinity on June 14-16, 1856. These five men who lost their lives in this engagement are buried here.

(North face)
In memory of
Lt. Alderman Carlton
Lott Whidden
William Parker
June 14, 1856
Robert F. Prine
George Howell
June 16, 1856
and others who were wounded

(East face)
This monument
erected by descendants
Alderman Carlton
HM NumberHM12T3
Year Placed1964
Placed ByDescendants of Alderman Carlton
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 422160 N 3069816
Decimal Degrees27.75051667, -81.78985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 45.031', W 81° 47.391'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 45' 1.86" N, 81° 47' 23.46" W
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Area Code(s)863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-899 2nd St SE, Fort Meade FL 33841, US
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