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Confederate Soldiers Memorial - Dade City, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 28° 22.306 W 082° 13.790
17R E 379492 N 3139000
Quick Description: This Confederate Soldiers Memorial is located in the historic Mount Zion Cemetery in Dade City, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/1/2011 7:33:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMB3XP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 9

Long Description:
The memorial consists of a Confederate flag beneath which sits the stone monument with a granite plaque inscribed as follows:

Dedicated to the Memory of
The Pasco County Pioneers
Who Sacrificed for the
Cause of the Confederate
States of America
April 22, 2006
Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Chapter #2640
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Gen. Jubal A. Early Camp #556
Sons of Confederate Veterans

On top of the stone monument is a map of the cemetery showing the location of 17 grave sites of the Confederate soldiers interred here At the base of the monument are brick pavers engraved with the names of the Confederate soldiers and other messages.

Confederate Veterans interred in the cemetery include:
Pvt. Andrew E. Burnside - 7th Florida Infantry, Co D
William C. Crum - Cpt. Leroy Lesley's Co (C) Cow Cavalry - Munnerlyn's Btn. Commissary
Pvt. James Abner Eiland- 33rd Alabama Infantry, Co F
Levi Eiland - 18th Alabama Infantry, Co A (Coffee Co. Bullock Guards)
Corp. Jonathan L. Fortner - 49th GA Infantry, Co E
Corp. Lewis Gaskin - 9th FL Infantry, Co I
Margarit D. Hargrove - Major. John S. Mellon Commissary
Sgt. John G. Howell - 11th Georgia Cavalry, Staten's Co.
Pvt. William H. Morgan - 28th Batt'n Georgia Siege Artillery, Co D
Pvt. James R. O'Berry - 4th Georgia Cavalry, Co G
Pvt. John M. O'Berry - 4th Georgia Cavalry, Co G
Pvt. John Wesley Platt - 9th Florida Infantry, Co I
Pvt. Edmund Ravesies - 3rd Alabama Cavalry, Co. E
Pvt. David Lott Sellars - 51st Georgia Infantry, Co G
Pvt. William S. Standley - 7th Florida Infantry, Co G
Pvt. Alexander Chestnut Sumner - 28th Georgia Infantry, Co K
Pvt. William James Mickler - 2nd FL Infantry, Co C

Date Installed or Dedicated: 4/22/2006

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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