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Location:U.S. Hwy. 90 between C.R. 229 and Thomas Sweat Rd.
County: Baker
City: Sanderson
Description: This site was used by both Union and Confederate soldiers as a camp during the campaign of 1864. The camp was used as a Confederate supply depot but it was abandoned on February 9, 1864. From the 9th to the 13th, it was held by Federals and used as a base for raids on Lake City and Gainesville. On February 20 the site was by Federals attacking Olustee. In retreat from Olustee the camp again fell into Confederate hands.
Sponsors: Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials