Historic Markers Across Florida



General Finegan Monument



Marker ID: UDC 
Location: Olustee Battlefield, U.S. 90,2 miles east of Olustee
County: Baker
Coordinates: N 30° 12.833    W 082° 23.311
  30.21388333    -82.38851666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMHQPW
 



Text:

Placed by the UDC, Florida Division, In memory of Brig. Gen. Joseph Finegan, Commander of District of Middle and East Florida.

"So well did he perform his part that a signal victory over the Federals was won in the Battle of Olustee, Feb. 20, 1864."


Notes:

Olustee Battlefield Monument, dedicated January 26, 1928, is located 2 miles east of Olustee on u.s. 90. This is the site of the Battle of Olustee, the largest in Florida during the Civil War. The 1864 battle is recreated every year on the Sunday closest to February 20th by members of the National Reenactment Society of Volunteers and the 1st Florida Regiment of Volunteers. NR.
Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park