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Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery

Founded March 1st, 1864

 

— Owner: Florida Division UDC —

 
Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 19, 2020
1. Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  On March 1st, 1864, in this general area, the final battle of the Olustee Campaign was fought. Many of the dead from the Skirmish at Cedar Creek reside within these gates.
 
Erected by United Daughters of the Confederacy Florida Division.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1864.
 
Location. 30° 19.061′ N, 81° 44.69′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on Ernona Street 0.1 miles north of Cassidy Road when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 538 Ellis Road S, Jacksonville FL 32254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. All Those That Fought (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Captain Mooney Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Van Zant House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Skirmish at Cedar Creek (approx. 1.4 miles away); Murrary Hill
Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 19, 2020
2. Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 2 miles away); Riverside Avondale Historic District (approx. 2.1 miles away); Birth of the Allman Brothers Band (approx. 3.1 miles away); Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Additional keywords. Lost Cause memorials, propaganda
 
Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 19, 2020
3. Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery Entrance
CSA Unknown Soldiers headstone image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 19, 2020
4. CSA Unknown Soldiers headstone
This hand-hewn headstone marks the location of the remains of five unidentified CSA soldiers.
CSA 3rd Sergeant ES Hernandez headstone image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, April 19, 2020
5. CSA 3rd Sergeant ES Hernandez headstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 29, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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