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Lake City in Columbia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Monument

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, 2012
1. Confederate Monument Marker
Lake City, Florida
Inscription.
CSA
Officers Commanding
Brigadier- General
Joseph Finnegan
Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hopkins
     1st. Battalion
Lieutenant-Colonel Theo. Brevard
     2nd. Battalion
Lieutenant-Colonel, McClellen
     4th. Battalion
Lieutenant-Colonel, John M. Martin
     6th. Battalion

This monument erected
to perpetuate in loving memory
the 151 soldiers of the
Confederate Army who lost
their lives in the battle
at Olustee and who now
lie buried in Oaklawn Cemetery,
Lake City, Florida.

February 20th-Olustee Battle-1864

Bodies lie 10 blocks northwest-
from this monument
in Oaklawn Cemetery

 
Location. 30° 11.399′ N, 82° 38.214′ W. Marker is in Lake City, Florida, in Columbia County. Marker is on Marion Street (State Route 47) (U.S. 441) near NW Orange Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the park at Columbia County Office. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City FL 32025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alligator (a few steps from this marker); Apalachee Trail
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By Mike Stroud, June 29, 2012
2. Confederate Monument Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Florida’s Original Tourist Destination (approx. 12 miles away); Wars and Conflicts in White Springs (approx. 12 miles away); White Springs (approx. 12 miles away); The Residents of White Springs (approx. 12.1 miles away); White Sulphur Springs (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Olustee. or Battle of Ocean Pond was fought in Baker County, Florida on 20 February 1864, during the American Civil War. It was the largest battle fought in Florida during the war. ... (Submitted on August 9, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Mike Stroud, June 29, 2012
3. Confederate Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 9, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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