Captain Richard C. Bradford

Captain Richard C. Bradford (HM9XY)

Location: Starke, FL 32091 Bradford County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 56.674', W 82° 6.673'

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On December 6, 1861, Gov. John Milton signed a law changing the name of New River County to Bradford County. The Legislature had passed the law in honor of Captain Richard G. Bradford of Madison who was killed October 9, 1861, in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island. This battle was fought in an attempt to capture Fort Pickens which protected Pensacola Harbor. Bradford was the first Confederate officer from Florida to die in the War Between the States.
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HM NumberHM9XY
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Marker NumberF-13
Year Placed1961
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:59am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 392762 N 3313162
Decimal Degrees29.94456667, -82.11121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 56.674', W 82° 6.673'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 56' 40.44" N, 82° 6' 40.38" W
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Area Code(s)386, 904, 352
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 W Call St, Starke FL 32091, US
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