– James H. Clark; “The Iron Hearted Regiment,"
115th New York, 1865
"I grew fainter and fainter... In this state two young Confederate soldiers came to me, and by holding a lighted match to my face they recognized me as one of the Forty-eighth Regiment...At last one of them said to the other, 'I would like to make the Yank a fire: look how he is shivering! He will not stand the frost to-night.' So they kindled me a blazing fire, which revived my benumbed limbs; then one of them unbuckled
– Sergeant Lang, 48th New York
Lorenzo E. Lyon
48th New York
Shot through the elbow at Olustee,
and walked 20 miles after being wounded.
Erected by Florida Department of Environmental Protection.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 30° 13.009′ N, 82° 23.535′ W. Marker is near Olustee, Florida, in Baker County. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Trail 0.3 miles north of U.S. 90. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5815 Battlefield Trail, Olustee FL 32072, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confusion Under Fire (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle Intensifies (about 500 feet away); Cries and Cheers (about 600 feet away); The Battle Rages (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hold That Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Bloody Massacre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fight or Die (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Yankees are Coming (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olustee.
Also see . . . Battle of Olustee article by the Olustee Battlefield Citizens Support Organization.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 8, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.