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 Alfred Holt Colquitt

Alfred Holt Colquitt

Birth
Monroe, Walton County, Georgia, USA
Death 26 Mar 1894 (aged 69)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
Plot Enter main gate, go to 4th Street on left, turn and take right fork. Site is marked with Georgia Seal. magnolia Ridge Section
Memorial ID 8964 · View Source
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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: 20 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8964
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Holt Colquitt (20 Apr 1824–26 Mar 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8964, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .