Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
1861 - 1865
— Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge —
Fought by the Northern Union Army against seven southern states which formed the Confederate States of America. The deadliest conflict in American history, the war ended with the reunification of states, the abolition of slavery, and the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments to the United States Constitution.
Total Active Union Soldiers 2,213,363
Union Killed in Action 140,414
Union Wounded in Action 281,881
Total Active Confederate 1,050,000
Confederate KIA 74,524
Confederate WIA Unknown
Erected 2020 by City of Daytona Beach.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 29° 12.673′ N, 81° 0.651′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Memorial is on Silver Beach Avenue 0.3 miles east of City Island Parkway, on the right when traveling east. Marker located on the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Overthow of the Kingdom of Hawaii/Second Samoan Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Operation Just Cause/Operation Restore Hope/Operation Gothic SerpentOperations Desert Shield & Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); Bosnian War/Operation Uphold Democracy/ Kosovo War (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish–American War (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Urgent Fury/Beirut Barracks Bombing/Operation El Dorado Canyon (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican-American War (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
More about this marker. Currently there are 25 historic markers, commemorating America's military conflicts, located at scenic overlooks on the bridge. Florida’s first concrete arch bridge is named after Daytona Beach’s most renowned hotelier and entrepreneur.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.