Fort St. Marks Military Cemetery

Fort St. Marks Military Cemetery (HM19OH)

Location: St Marks, FL 32355 Wakulla County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 9.128', W 84° 12.642'

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Here are interred the remains of 19 soldiers of the 4th and 7th Regiments of the United States Infantry and the 4th Battalion of the United States Artillery. These men were members of the garrison of 200 stationed here during the United States occupation of Fort St. Marks. May 1818 through March 1819, under the command of Brevet Major A.G.W. Fanning.

The deaths of these soldiers were described in company records as being due to "consumption, dysentery, etc." The original military burial ground was located about 1200 feet east of this point.
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HM NumberHM19OH
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 4:10am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 768663 N 3338929
Decimal Degrees30.15213333, -84.21070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 9.128', W 84° 12.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 9' 7.68" N, 84° 12' 38.52" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 148 Old Fort Rd, St Marks FL 32355, US
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