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(The Wakulla News) Wakulla County has never been immune to historical events occurring near or around this land. The Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park is the site of the second largest Civil War battle in Florida and is located just north of the Wakulla County line. Natural Bridge isn’t the only historical site near or in Wakulla that holds value and memories from the Civil War. Scattered throughout the county, there are both marked and unmarked graves of Confederate soldiers who were from Wakulla County.
The Sons of the Confederate Veterans, a nonprofit, heritage-focused organization comprised of male descendants of Confederate soldiers, has made it their mission to locate where these soldiers were buried, and to ensure each soldier’s grave is marked with an official headstone.
On the morning of April 28, the SCV (specifically the Wakulla Guard Camp 742, Finley Brigade Camp 1614, and Quincy Young Guard 703), gathered at Zion Hill Cemetary to dedicate a grave marker to Thomas Jefferson Green, Corp. Co. B 5th Florida Infantry.
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