Sunny South Guards

Military Flag Presentation Ceremony


The following Florida Veteran is being honored in this project:

PRIVATE james thomas

Age at enlistment: 25

Born:  1836

Parents:  Unknown

Died:  16 February 1894 in Polk Co., FL (near Auburndale)

Final Resting Place: Glover Cemetery, Polk Co, FL

Married:  Rhoda J. Coward (B:  10 Sept. 1846 in middle FL) 16 Oct 1864

Children: unknown


Served in the Seminole War of 1856-58.

Enlisted 7/20/61 at Tampa. He was on detached service in Florida driving cattle since 10/16/63.

Pvt. Thomas widow, Rhoda received a Florida Confederate Veteran's Widow's Pension #A01082 on 4 November. 1908 in Polk, Co, FL


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