The Battle of Olustee

The Battle of Olustee (HM8VZ)

Location: Sanderson, FL 32087 Baker County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 12.839', W 82° 23.303'

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Inscription
(Front):
The Battle of Olustee was fought
on this ground
February 20th, 1864.
Between 5,000 Confederate troops
commanded by General Joseph E. Finegan
and 6,000 Federal troops under
General Truman Seymour.
The Federals were defeated with
a loss of 2,000 men.
The Confederate loss
was less than 1,000.

(Back):
To the men who fought and
Triumphed here in defense
of their homes and firesides.
This monument is erected
by the United Daughters
of the Confederacy aided
by the State of Florida.
In commemoration of their
devotion to the cause of
Liberty and State Sovereignty
MCMXII

(Around the base)
This monument at Ocean Pond is rededicated to these southern units that fought here on February 20, 1864. Done this February 20, 1994 the 130th anniversary of the battle.

1st Fla. Inf. Bn.???2nd Fla. Inf. Bn.???6th Fla. Inf. Bn.???Madison Conscripts???2nd Fla. Cav.???5th Fla. Cav. Bn.???Gambles Arty.

1st Ga. Regulars???6th Ga. Inf.???19th Ga. Inf.???23rd Ga. Inf.???27th Ga. Inf.???28th Ga. Inf.???

32nd Ga. Inf.???64th Ga. Inf.???4th Ga. Cav.???28th Ga. Arty Bn.???Chatham Arty.???Guerard's Btry.
Details
HM NumberHM8VZ
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Tags
Year Placed1912
Placed ByUnited Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 366375 N 3343311
Decimal Degrees30.21398333, -82.38838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 12.839', W 82° 23.303'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 12' 50.34" N, 82° 23' 18.18" W
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Area Code(s)904
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 59 17 Mile Camp Rd, Sanderson FL 32087, US
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