Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Skirmish at Cedar Creek
Union 4th Mass. Cavalry, 40th Mass. Mounted Infantry,
1 Gun Batter [sic, Battery] B 1st U.S. Artillery
Losses: 1 Killed, 4 Wounded, 5 Captured
Confederate 2nd FL. Cavalry, 5th Fl. Cavalry, 27th GA. Infantry,
11th S.C. Infantry Chatham Artillery
Losses: 7 Killed, 12 Wounded
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #1209.
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 March 1872.
Location. 30° 17.93′ N, 81° 45.306′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on Lenox Avenue 0.2 miles west of Lane Avenue S (State Road 103), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32205, 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. Van Zant House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Capt. Mooney Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); All Those That Fought (approx. 1½ miles away); Camp Captain Mooney Cemetery (approx. 1½ miles away); Murrary HillRiverside Avondale Historic District (approx. 2.6 miles away); Birth of the Allman Brothers Band (approx. 3.6 miles away); Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Also see . . . Original marker. This Marker has been stolen, reward on the return or information leading to the return of this marker. The plaque at Cedar Creek shows where a skirmish killed eight. "...plaque will serve as an on-the-spot history lesson that brings the past to life and increases awareness of "what we owe to those who came before us." (Submitted on March 19, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. Current Marker is a replacement marker
— Submitted March 19, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
2. Photos of the original marker.
To see photos of the original, now stolen marker, see ¾ of the way down this page of the Kirby-Smith SCV Camp #1209 website.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 964 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 19, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.