Camp Alcorn Confederate Cemetery, Hopkinsville, KY
Posted by: snfromky
N 36° 52.386 W 087° 28.808
16S E 457208 N 4080902
Quick Description: Camp Alcorn Confederate Cemetery holds the remains of about 300 CSA soldiers.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2007 7:49:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM2D67
In the winter of 1861-1862 over 300 Confederate Soldiers died of measles, typhoid Fever, Pneumonia and other diseases here at Camp Alcorn in Hopkinsville, KY. Some of the dead were taken home by relatives for burial in local family cemeteries. The cemetery holds the remains of the 293 men that remained.
Date cemetery was established: 2001
Website pertaining to the cemetery: [Web Link]
Please submit a photo(s) taken by you of your visit to the location (non-copyrighted photos only). GPS photos are also accepted with the location in the background, and old vacation photos are accepted. If you are not able to provide a photo, then please describe your visit or give a story about the visit.
We would also like to hear about any of your deceased family members who may be laid to rest in the cemetery.