south of Callahan in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Thomas Creek
Erected 1975 by Florida Society, Children of the American Revolution in Cooperation with Department of State. (Marker Number F-236.)
Location. Touch for map. Located near Thomas Creek,at the county line. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Florida Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away); American Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas Creek (approx. 7.4 miles away); Italia (approx. 8.7 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Lewis Mausoleum (approx. 10.4 miles away); Centennial Hall Edward Waters College (approx. 12.9 miles away); Confederate Torpedo Boat David (approx. 13 miles away); Second Missionary Baptist Church of LaVilla (approx. 13.9 miles away); St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 14.1 miles away).
Regarding Battle of Thomas Creek. The battle site is now located in Jacksonville's Thomas Creek Preserve, and is part of the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve.The site itself is undeveloped.
Also see . . . Battle of Thomas Creek, Wikipedia entry. the Georgia legislature gave command of the operation to Colonel Elbert. In addition to the 300 Continentals from the 1st and 2nd Georgia Regiments, the expedition included 109 militia cavalry led by Colonel John Baker...40 captured (Submitted on March 28, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,321 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.