Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Like all Floridians who participated in the Civil War, they fought for the ideals in which they believed, by their noble example of bravery and endurance, they enable us to meet with confidence any sacrifice which confronts us as Americans.
Adam G. Adams Chairman
Mrs. Wilson L. Baker
Paul W. Danahy, Jr.
Farris Bryant, Governor
Erected 1963 by State of Florida.
Location. 39° 48.606′ N, 77° 15.242′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on Seminary Ridge, just south of the Spangler's Woods section, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anderson's Division (within shouting distance Wilcox's Brigade (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Kemper's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Armistead's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 3rd Maine Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st U.S. Sharpshooters (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Forgotten Floridians at Gettysburg. Article by Jim Studnicki. The Floridians were at the center of two days of heavy fighting. (Submitted on October 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Florida State Monument. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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