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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Baker County, Florida
Adjacent to Baker County, Florida
► Bradford County (3) ► Clay County (22) ► Columbia County (16) ► Duval County (213) ► Nassau County (51) ► Union County (3) ► Charlton County, Georgia (11) ► Clinch County, Georgia (8) ► Ware County, Georgia (9)
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|At this point in the battle, the Union had five cannons
captured and nearly every other cannon was
rendered useless. “The horses and men were nearly all
killed or wounded, and it was the greatest slaughter
among artillery known in the . . . — — Map (db m146303) HM|
(Left side text) During the Great Depression, President Roosevelt approved a plan to recruit thousands of unemployed young men
into a "Civilian Conservation Corps" (CCC)
From 1933-1942 the CCC employed over 3 million Americans. They . . . — — Map (db m55674) HM|
| Here was fought on February 20, 1864
the Battle of Ocean Pond
under the immediate command of
General Alfred Holt Colquitt
"Hero of Olustee"
This decisive engagement prevented a
Sherman-like invasion of Georgia from
the south. . . . — — Map (db m54361) HM|
To the memory of
the officers and
soldiers of the
United States Army
who fell in
the Battle of
February 20, 1864
This memorial replaces
the original wooden one
erected in this site
May . . . — — Map (db m146335) HM|
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 . . . — — Map (db m54978) HM|
|By 3:00 p.m. the 7th New Hampshire deployed on the
Union right flank, battling heavy fire from the
Confederates. The regiment had earlier been ordered to
exchange their Spencer repeating rifles for old, defective
muskets; many of which did . . . — — Map (db m146294) HM|
|Colquitt's brigade gradually advanced until they were
nearly on the enemy's left flank. The Yankees broke
and fled, and the Rebels knew they had won.
“The whole line moving as directed, the enemy gave
way in confusion. We continued . . . — — Map (db m146329) HM|
|When the two armies met in force, the Union troops
their advance and the other blocking their retreat. They
could see for long distances and there was very little
cover in which to hide. To the north was an old, cleared
field where later the . . . — — Map (db m146282) HM|
|About the time the North felt the day was lost, the
54th Massachusetts and the 1st North Carolina U.S.
Colored advanced, staggering the enemy for a moment.
Around 5:00 p.m. the fire slackened on both sides as
soldiers were running out of . . . — — Map (db m146311) HM|
Welcome to the Olustee Battlefield
Battlefield Map included with Park
rules and regulations
How Many Would Die ?
The morning of February 20, 1864,
dawned clear and cool. . . . — — Map (db m54917) HM|
|"After three hours of fighting, every regiment
excepting the 115th New York had been compelled
to leave the field. Our boys occupied precisely the same
position which they did at the opening of the battle.
They stood battling over the bodies . . . — — Map (db m146317) HM|
|Around 2:00 p.m. Union troops reached a railroad
crossing east of Olustee. Here they faced increased
resistance from the advancing Confederate troops.
The 7th Connecticut opened up with heavy fire from
their Spencer repeating rifles, . . . — — Map (db m146286) HM|
|(Front):The Battle of Olustee was fought on this ground February 20th, 1864. Between 5,000 Confederate troops commanded by General Joseph E. Finegan and 6,000 Federal troops under General Truman Seymour. The Federals were defeated with a loss . . . — — Map (db m13708) HM|
|Around 3:00 p.m. Colonel Harrison arrived with
Confederate reinforcements and General Colquitt
ordered the troops to advance. Colonel Barton's brigade
for the North was soon subjected to concentrated fire in
the area recently vacated by the . . . — — Map (db m146298) HM|
Marching west, the Union forces left Barber's
Plantation at 6:00 a.m., expecting to defeat the
Confederates 32 miles away in Lake City. If successful,
the Union then planned to cut off railroad
communications between east and west . . . — — Map (db m54829) HM|
|This site was used by both Union and Confederate soldiers as a camp during the campaign of 1864. The camp was used as a Confederate supply depot but it was abandoned on February 9, 1864. From the 9th to the 13th, it was held by Federals and used as . . . — — Map (db m54604) HM|
Did you know the first people in North Florida lived here 10,000 years ago?
The Timucuans were the Native Floridians living in north and central Florida when the Europeans arrived in 1562. Powerful and . . . — — Map (db m159960) HM|