|Purdee rode with a Union soldier|
Photo courtesy of Ashley Pollette
|Waddell's Mill Pond is all that remains of Waddell Plantation|
|Union Road at Webbville|
The troops followed this road on their way to the Battle of Marianna.
|Gen. Asboth leads mounted troops|
War-time sketch. His dog always accompanied him.
|Brig. Gen. Alexander Asboth|
|Russ House at Ely Corner|
Built decades after the battle, the home is Jackson County's Visitor Center.
|St. Luke's Episcopal Church|
|Another view of St. Luke's Episcopal Church|
|Woodbury "Woody" Nickels|
Shot and beaten to death at St. Luke's Episcopal Church
|Fort Pickens near Pensacola, Florida|
|Battle of Marianna Monument|
In an interesting side note, Purdee's daughter Mrs. Sarah Spires recently marked her 100th birthday! Please click here to read coverage of the celebration from the Jackson County Times.
Kindle: The Battle of Marianna, Florida
A major event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Marianna is scheduled for September 26-27, 2014. Read more about the battle at www.battleofmarianna.com and check the schedule of planned events at http://visitjacksoncountyfla.com/heritage/battle-of-marianna-150th-celebration/.