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Title Information about the Nassau Light Artillery
Object Name Correspondence
Scope & Content per: George Davis--May 7, 1991
The group originated in March 1879
Fraternal organization of Confederate veterans or sympathizers
Members included:
Alonzo B. Noyes (built the Chandlery Building on the corner of N. 2nd and Centre St.)
Warren F. Scott (Built the Palace for Prescott's Haberdashery. Built and lived in the Ketchum/Balogh house on Centre St. before it was moved to present spot)
D. E. Maxwell
Dr. Theordore Starbuck (George Davis' grandfather)
Wm. H. Garland (lost his hand in the Civil War)
W. O. Jeffreys
Mr. Saussy (Northerner, not a Confederate soldier but a symphatizer)
Mr. Gilchrist (Northerner, not a Confederate soldier but a symphatizer)
A. O. MacDonell (father of Kate Bailey)
W. B. Thompson (built and lived in the first Thompson House on S. 7th St..--directly behind The Bamboo House)
Emil O. Friend (great grandfather of Angel Davis)
C. W. Maxwell (came with the Florida Railroad)

Mr. Davis remarked that this group was akin to the first Ku Klux Klan in Fernandina: a group of fine gentlemen who were leaders in the community. It was an honor to belong to the organization.

from notes recorded by Bonnie Johnson (May 7, 1991)
Catalog Number 2005.080.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2005.080
Caption Notes about Nassau Light Artillery
Number of images 1
People Davis, George
Noyes, Alonzo B.
Scott, Warren F.
Maxwell, D. E.
Starbuck, Theodore (Dr.)
Jeffreys, W. O.
Saussy
Gilchrist
MacDonell, A. O.
Thompson, W. B.
Friend, Emil O.
Maxwell, C. W.
Johnson, Bonnie
Search Terms Ku Klux Klan
Nassau Light Artillery
Subjects Organizations
Classification Organizations & Clubs