Camp Captain Mooney Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 19.070 W 081° 44.625
17R E 428495 N 3354238
Quick Description: This is one of two historical markers within the historic Camp Captain Mooney Cemetery, the site of a battle during the U.S. Civil War, in Jacksonville, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/22/2013 6:10:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ4JD
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member paintfiction
Views: 3

Long Description:
The marker reads:

Camp Captain Mooney Cemetery
UDC
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Florida Division
On March 1st, 1864, a running battle known as
"Skirmishes at Cedar and McGirt's Creeks, Fla"
began near Whitehouse. Still reeling from
their defeat at Olustee, five hundred men
from the 40th Massachusetts mounted
infantry overran the 19 defenders of a
small Confederate Army Outpost known
as Camp Captain Mooney.
Seven were shot dead.
Twelve were captured.
The dead were buried where they fell.
This monument commemorates the
bravery of those men who fell in
that long ago battle.

Marker Number: None

Date: None

County: Duval

Marker Type: Plaque

Sponsored or placed by: United Daughters of the Confederacy - Florida Division & Fraser Funeral Home Jacksonville

Website: [Web Link]

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