Sunny South Guards

Military Flag Presentation Ceremony


The following Florida Veteran is being honored in this project:

 Colonel Edward HOPKINS

Born: 1810 in Harris County, Georgia

Died: 27 September 1887 in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

Married : Evalina DuFour 25 April, 1832 in Camden Count, Georgia.

Final Resting Place: Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida.

Served as a Colonel in the 4th Florida Infantry until he resigned in 1862.

The 1870 Census for Jacksonville, Florida shows his occupation as a retail grocer.

He did not survive to receive a Confederate Veteran's pension.


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