Sign explaining Civil War earthworks at Suwannee River State Park - Suwannee County, Florida

Sign explaining Civil War earthworks at Suwannee River State Park - Suwannee County, Florida

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  • Sign explaining Civil War earthworks at Suwannee River State Park - Suwannee County, Florida

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  • FPS00555

Year

  • 195-

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General Note

  • Sign text reads: "Confederate Earthworks. Erected, equipped, and manned to defend the railroad bridge and head of navigation on the Suwannee River at this town of Columbus. This was the federal objective as they marched westward from Jacksonville in the federal campaign of 1864. They were defeated and turned back at the Battle of Olustee, fifty miles east of this point."

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  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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Sign explaining Civil War earthworks at Suwannee River State Park - Suwannee County, Florida
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