Clinton Confederate Cemetery - Clinton, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 30° 51.700 W 091° 01.267
15R E 689205 N 3415948
Quick Description: Located on Marston Street in Clinton, LA. Is listed on the Historic Clinton Walking tour. About 200 gravesites.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2009 4:43:29 PM
Waymark Code: WM5WY8
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
Cemetery is listed on the Historic Clinton Walking Tour. From the website located here:

#21 Clinton Confederate Cemetery This historic cemetery is where many prominent Clintonians are buried including Susan Bostwick and James Holmes who were developers of the town. Also buried here is John Rhea who was a founder of the Clinton and Port Hudson Railroad and president of the West Florida Convention which established an independent nation in the Florida Parishes in 1810. A walk through this cemetery is a walk through the history of Clinton, war, yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War and early hard times. The unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers are on the Western edge of the burial ground.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Not listed

Approximate number of graves: Not listed

Cemetery Status: Not listed

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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