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Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers

 
 
Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 6, 2014
1. Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
Between 1832 and 1833 the following men applied in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, for federal pensions granted for their military service during the American War for Independence

Zachariah Gherkins (1757-1845)
Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

Moses Munson (1763-1835)
Joined as a Private, serving with the Connecticut State troops.

Rhesa Oliver (1756-1841)
Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments

Joseph Singletary (1761-1844)
Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

Buried in the Strickland-Ferrell Cemetery is another
Revolutionary War soldier associated with Leon County
Ansell Ferrell (1762-1846)
Served as a soldier with the North Carolina militia

 
Erected 1999 by Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location.
Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, April 6, 2014
2. Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers Marker
30° 26.524′ N, 84° 16.801′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Memorial is on E. Park Ave. just from S. Monroe Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tallahassee FL 32301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Knott House (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Exchange Bank Building (about 500 feet away); Lewis Bank (about 800 feet away); Trinity United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leon County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florida Sri Chinmoy Peace State (approx. 0.2 miles away); USS Tallahassee (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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