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Shiloh Silver Maple

Camp Milton Historic Preserve

 
 
Shiloh Silver Maple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
1. Shiloh Silver Maple Marker
Inscription.  
In Tennessee during the spring of 1862, the tranquility of the small log church called Shiloh was shattered by the sounds of battle. Cannons rumbled, rifle-shots cracked the air , and peach blossoms from nearby orchards “floated down on the firing line, like a gentle pink rain,” as Union troops won this great, bloody battle of the Civil War. Today, the Shiloh Silver Maple, stands in a place of peace and serenity. This tree grew from a seed handpicked from the Shiloh Silver Maple.
 
Location. 30° 20.191′ N, 81° 51.993′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from Halsema Road North 0.4 miles north of Old Plank Road, on the right when traveling north. Located within the Camp Milton Historic Preserve. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1225 Halsema Road North, Jacksonville FL 32220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appomattox Court House Tulip Poplar (here, next to this marker); Battle of Selma Live Oak (here, next to this marker); Kennesaw Mountain White Oak (a few steps from this marker); Andersonville Southern Magnolia
Shiloh Silver Maple Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 11, 2019
2. Shiloh Silver Maple Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Robert E. Lee Sycamore (a few steps from this marker); Seminary Ridge White Oak (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln’s Tomb White Oak (a few steps from this marker); Chatham House Catalpa (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. (Submitted on November 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Camp Milton Historic Preserve. City of Jacksonville (Submitted on November 20, 2019.) 
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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