Sunny South Guards

Military Flag Presentation Ceremony


The following Florida Veteran is being honored in this project:

Assistant Surgeon Robert J. Bigelow

Age at enlistment: 26

Born: 14 January, 1835 in Duval County, Florida

Died: 9 January, 1912 Orange County, Florida

Final Resting Place: Ocoee Cemetery, Orange County, Florida

Married: Stella Ward 10 March, 1872 in LaFayette County, Florida

Served as Assistant Surgeon until War's End, returned home and served his community as a physician and a druggist. A 1900 Census for Orange County, Florida lists his profession as a Druggist.

He received  a Florida Confederate Veteran's pension #A01286 in Orange County, Florida.


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Special Thanks to Aimee Gilmore for the research for this Hall of Honor