Marianna in Jackson County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of the Battle of Marianna
Erected 1961 by William Henry Milton Chapter No. 1099 United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 30° 46.531′ N, 85° 13.913′ W. Marker is in Marianna, Florida, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street (U.S. 90) and Wynn Street, on the right when traveling west on Lafayette Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4362 Lafayette St., Marianna FL 32446, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Luke's Churchyard (within shouting distance of this marker); The Holden House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woman's Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ely-Criglar House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cavalry Fight in Downtown Marianna (approx. 0.2 miles away); The West End Community (approx. ¼ mile away); Fighting at Ely Corner (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marianna.
Regarding Site of the Battle of Marianna. The marker describes a fierce Civil War battle fought here in the St. Luke's Episcopal churchyard at “high noon” on September 27, 1864. This battle is a well-documented and significant Civil War event. As these pictures were being taken, ladies from the local contingent of the “United Daughters of the Confederacy” were placing flags and dressing the place up in preparation for Memorial Day.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Battle of Marianna, Florida. This site presents historical site photos and narratives about the Battle of Marianna. (Submitted on September 24, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 155 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 24, 2013, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.