Historic Markers Across Florida



Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers



Marker ID:  
Location: on E Park Ave between N Calhoun St and N Monroe St, Tallahassee, Florida.
County: Leon
Coordinates: N 30° 26.525    W 084° 16.796
  30.44208333    -84.27993333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4015
 



Text:

Between 1832 and 1833 the following men applied in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, for federal pensions granted for their military service during the American War for Independence.

ZACHARIAH GHERKINS (1757-1845)
Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

MOSES MUNSON (1763-1835)
Joined as a Private, serving with the Connecticut State troops.

RHESA OLIVER (1756-1841)
Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

JOSEPH SINGLETARY (1761-1844)
Served as a Private with North Carolina regiments.

Buried in the Strickland-Ferrell Cemetery is another Revolutionary War soldier associated with Leon County.
ANSELL FERRELL (1762-1846)
Served as a soldier with the North Carolina militia.


Notes:

City: Tallahassee, FL