Olustee in Baker County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brig. Gen. Joseph Finegan
The United Daughters
of the Confederacy
In Memory of
Commander of the District of
Middle and East Florida
"So well did he perform
his part that a signal
victory over the Federals
was won in the
Battle of Olustee
Feb. 20, 1864"
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 30° 12.833′ N, 82° 23.311′ W. Marker is in Olustee, Florida, in Baker County. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Trail (17 Mile Camp Road) 0.3 miles north of U.S. 90, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5815 Battlefield Trail, Sanderson FL 32087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Ocean Pond (or The Battle of Olustee) (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Olustee (a few steps from this marker); Olustee Battlefield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Yankees are Coming (about 300 feet A Legacy Remembered (about 400 feet away); Camp at Sanderson (approx. 7.6 miles away); Mount Zion Baptist Church and Swift Creek Cemetery (approx. 8.9 miles away); Union County (approx. 13˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olustee.
Regarding Brig. Gen. Joseph Finegan. Seems family spelling (Finnegan) differs from the popular spelling (Finegan)
Also see . . .
1. Joseph Finegan from Wikipedia,. (November 17, 1814 – October 29, 1885) was an attorney, politician, and railroad builder in Florida, but is primarily known as the general who commanded the Confederate States Army in its victory at the Battle of Olustee (Submitted on April 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The Battle of Olustee or Battle of Ocean Pond. (Submitted on April 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 7, 8. submitted on July 16, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.