Bartow in Polk County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Co E 7th Florida Inf Regt South Florida Bulldogs
— 1861 – Deo Vindice – 1865 —
In memory of the 79 militia men under command of Cpt Nathan S. Blount who marched from this site to Gainesville to muster into the CS Army rendering gallant service from April 10, 1862 - April 26, 1865
Mill Creek Gap
Rocky Face Ridge
New Hope Church
Erected by Gen. E. M. Law Camp S.C.V.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1925.
Location. 27° 53.794′ N, 81° 50.575′ W. Marker is in Bartow, Florida, in Polk County. Marker is on East Main Street east of Broadway Avenue, on the left when traveling eastTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Main Street, Bartow FL 33830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Polk County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Blount (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mann Manor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swearingen - Langford House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic L. B. Brown House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Academy High School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Memorial for Austin C. Welch (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Carroll (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bartow.
More about this marker. The marker is a two-sided granite monument. The front face is capped with an engraving of the Confederate Battle Flag enclosed in a wreath. The rear face is capped with an engraving of a cross pattée.
Also see . . . Florida 7th Infantry Co. E Roster. Roster of soldiers from Company E (Submitted on June 29, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. This page has been viewed 867 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2012, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.