Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Soldiers of the American Revolution Associated with Jacksonville’s History
General John McIntosh (c.) 1756-1826 was born in Darien Georgia. He assisted botanist William Bartram 1773-1774, and in 1774 they explored along the St. Johns River. His activities during the Revolutionary War included serving as a captain, lieutenant colonel, and as a prisoner of war. He served in the war of 1812 as a general. He died in McIntosh County, Georgia.
Dr. James Hall 1760-1837 was born in Keene, New Hampshire. He served the Revolution in the Third Regiment, New Hampshire Line. His tombstone is now located at the Mandarin Community Club.
Private Lewis Wilford 1752-1849 served in the Second Regiment, North Carolina Line. He wintered with the Continental troops in Valley Forge. His activities during the Revolutionary War included serving as a private and as a prisoner of war. Wilford served in the War of 1812. Duval County, Florida, includes the sites of his plantation, known as “Wilford Place,” and of his 1824 marriage to Silva Turner Myers at Trout Creek.
Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Dianne Drake Boren, State Chairman, State Regent's Project
Erected 1998 by Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 30° 19.206′ N, 81° 39.4′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverplace Boulevard (State Road 13) and Flagler Avenue. The marker is located behind Riverplace Tower (former Wachovia Bank Building) on the Southbank Riverwalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1301 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville FL 32207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic King's Road British East Florida (approx. ¼ mile away); Duval County Vietnam Memorial and Veterans Eternal Flame (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Beginning (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duval County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Cow Ford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duval County's First Court (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sinking of the Maple Leaf (approx. 0.4 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
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