Sunny South Guards

Military Flag Presentation Ceremony


The following Florida Veteran is being honored in this project:


Age at enlistment: 13

Born: April 20, 1837 in Bulloch County, Georgia

Parents:  Father: Jacob N. DRIGGERS   b: SEP 1815 in Emanuel County, Georgia
Mother: Nancy Jernigan TATUM b: ABT 1820

Died:  April 26, 1901 in Coker, DeSoto / Hardee County, Florida

Final Resting Place:  Married:   Sarah C. Vickers B. abt 1855 in FL


  1. James DRIGGERS b: 1871 in Florida, USA

  2. Has No Children Lorie DRIGGERS b: Nov 1876 in , , Florida, USA

  3. Has No Children Cuttis DRIGGERS b: 1877 in Florida, USA

  4. Has No Children Estelle DRIGGERS b: 1879 in Florida, USA

  5.  Mary A DRIGGERS b: 1882 in Florida

  6. Has No Children Marcus L. DRIGGERS b: 1885 in Florida

  7. Has No Children Francis DRIGGERS b: 1889 in Florida



            Enlisted 11/3/1861 at Shaws Point.  He was absent sick in a hospital since 10/15/1863 on the last roll.

There is no record of Pvt. Driggers orhis widow receiving a Confederate Veteran's Pension.

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*Source:   Hartman & Coles:  Biographical Roster