Lake City in Columbia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hopkins
Lieutenant-Colonel Theo. Brevard
Lieutenant-Colonel, John M. Martin
This monument erected
to perpetuate in loving memory
the 151 soldiers of the
Confederate Army who lost
their lives in the battle
at Olustee and who now
lie buried in Oaklawn Cemetery,
Lake City, Florida.
February 20th-Olustee Battle-1864
Bodies lie 10 blocks northwest-
from this monument
in Oaklawn Cemetery
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1742.
Location. 30° 11.399′ N, 82° 38.214′ W. Marker is in Lake City, Florida, in Columbia County. Marker is on Marion Street (State Route 47) (U.S. 441) near NW Orange Street, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City FL 32025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alligator (a few steps from this marker); Apalachee Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Site Lake City-Columbia County Florida (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Finley/Richardson High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Falling Creek Falls (approx. 5.1 miles away); A Bargaining Chip (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
Also see . . . The Battle of Olustee. or Battle of Ocean Pond was fought in Baker County, Florida on 20 February 1864, during the American Civil War. It was the largest battle fought in Florida during the war. ... (Submitted on August 9, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,021 times since then and 138 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 9, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.