Camp at Sanderson
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 15.054 W 082° 16.159
17R E 377881 N 3347269
Quick Description: A historical marker about the Civil War Camp at Sanderson is located on U.S. Hwy. 90 in Sanderson, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2008 1:10:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM44AG
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member paintfiction
Views: 27

Long Description:
The marker text reads as follows: "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 a base for raids on Lake City and Gainesville. On February 20 the site was by Federals attacking Olustee. In retreat from Olustee the camp again fell into Confederate hands."
Marker Number: F-18

Date: 1961

County: Baker

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials

Website: [Web Link]

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