Confederate Veteran Memorial - DeLand, FL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 29° 02.502 W 081° 18.553
17R E 469894 N 3212645
Quick Description: This Confederate Veteran Memorial is located in the historic Oakdale Cemetery in DeLand, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/22/2011 7:47:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMB9EC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 7

Long Description:
The memorial consists of brick-lined base surrounded by four posts linked with heavy chains; at the center is a granite stone with a bronze plaque inscribed as follows:

In Loving Tribute to the Memory
of Our Confederate Veteran Dead
in Oakdale Cemetery
DeLand, Florida.

Bouchelle, Capt. Thomas Slater, Co. B., 1st N. Car. Inf.
Dade, Lawrence, Engrs.
Derieux, Arthur, Justin, Co. F, 55th Va. Inf.
Douglas, James A., Co. D, 33rd Tenn. Inf.
Hodges, Sheppard James, Co. Am 8th Fla. Inf.
Law, Josiah Baisden, Fla. Coast Guard
Stephens, James Harvey, Co. K, 14th Tenn. Inf.
Swift, George C., Co. I, 28th Ala. Inf.
Tatum, John F., Co. G, 47th Ga. Inf.
Vinzant, James Jackson, Co. A., 1st Fla. Cav.
Wickham, David L., Co. F, 4th Fla. Inf.

Dedicated, September 27, 1958
Stonewall Jackson Chapter No. 1981
Florida Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy

A smaller bronze plaque is located below the main plaque and adds an additional name to the above list:

Jordan, James B., 1st Lt. & Adj., Co. D., 26 N.C. Inf.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 9/27/1958

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Stonewall Jackson Chapter No. 1981, Florida Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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