Fort Gilleland

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Fort Gilleland (1835-1842) - A U.S. Army post established in 1835 by Bvt Major James A. Ashby, 2nd U.S. Dragoons, in Newnansville, Alachua County, Florida. Probably named for Captain Lewellen Gilleland, U.S. Army, before he was killed by Indians 4 Jun 1837. Abandoned in 1842.

Newnansville Town Site Marker Front
Newnansville Town Site Marker Reverse
Newnansville Town Site Marker Locale
Newnansville Cemetery

Current Status

Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida

Location: Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida. Map point approximate.

Maps & Images

Lat: 29.808611 Long: -82.476667

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Visited: 26 Jan 2012



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