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Gen Alfred Holt Colquitt

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Gen Alfred Holt Colquitt

  • Birth 20 Apr 1824 Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 26 Mar 1894 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Olustee, Baker County, Florida, USA
  • Plot Erected by the Alfred Holt Colquitt Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Georgia Division on April 20, 1936.
  • Memorial ID 11720

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, Georgia Governor. Along with Brigadier General Joseph Finegan, he was in command of the defense of Florida from Union troops at the Battle of Olustee on February 20, 1864. The battle, while small compared to other battles of the war, was the largest in Florida. After their defeat at Olustee, the Union forces remained in Jacksonville until the end of the war, not venturing out in a significant force again. The Union had casualties of 1,861 and the Confederacy had casualties of 946. The battle is re-enacted every February. Alfred Colquitt served as Governor of Georgia from 1876 to 1882.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 12 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Alfred Holt Colquitt (20 Apr 1824–26 Mar 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11720, citing Olustee Battlefield State Historic Site, Olustee, Baker County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .