Okeechobee in Okeechobee County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Okeechobee
Officers who lost their lives were:
Colonel Richard Gentry, of the Missouri Volunteers;
Lieut.-Col. Alexander T. Thompson,
Capt. Joseph Van Swearingen,
1st Lieut. Francis J. Brooke,
1st Lieut. John P. Center.
All of the Sixth Infantry, Regular Army.
Erected 1939 by Descendants of Colonel Richard Gentry, and the Florida Society of Daughters of the American Revolution.
Location. 27° 12.712′ N, 80° 47.358′ W. Marker is in Okeechobee, Florida, in Okeechobee County. Marker is on Southeast 38th Avenue 0.2 miles north of U.S. 98/441, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Okeechobee County (approx. 3½ miles away); Peter And Louisiana Chandler Raulerson Gravesite (approx. 5.4 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker was formerly located on US 98/441, south of this location.
Also see . . . Okeechobee Battlefield Historic State Park. Florida Division of Recreation and Parks (Submitted on August 22, 2016.)
Categories. • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.