Historical marker dedicated to Captain Richard G. Bradford in Starke, Florida.

Historical marker dedicated to Captain Richard G. Bradford in Starke, Florida.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/131864
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Title

  • Historical marker dedicated to Captain Richard G. Bradford in Starke, Florida.

Image Number

  • K894087

Year

  • 1992

Series Title

General Note

  • Marker reads, "On December 6, 1861, Gov. John Milton signed a law changing the name of New River County to Bradford County. The Legislature had passed the law in honor of Captain Richard G. Bradford of Madison who was killed October 9, 1861, in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island. This battle was fought in an attempt to capture Fort Pickens which protected Pensacola Harbor. Bradford was the first Confederate officer from Florida to die in the War Between the States."

Photographer/Personal Author

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Physical Description

  • 1 transparency - col. - 60 mm.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1047B10.

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Historical marker dedicated to Captain Richard G. Bradford in Starke, Florida.
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