Confederate Cemetery - Mt. Jackson, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 45.282 W 078° 38.044
17S E 705588 N 4292213
Quick Description: Dedicated in 1866, the cemetery has 400-500 confederate graves from the US Civil War.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/18/2012 3:45:26 AM
Waymark Code: WME0N9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
The 1940 travel guides briefly says:
"The CONFEDERATE CEMETERY contains graves of 500 soldiers, 112 of them unknown."
---- Virginia - A Guide to the Old Dominion State, 1940.

The cemetery entrance says "Our Soldiers Cemetery 1861-1865". The nearby historical marker says that the cemetery was dedicated on the third anniverary of "Stonewall" Jackson's death. The cemetery is actively maintained by the city.

Book: Virginia

Page Number(s) of Excerpt: 422

Year Originally Published: 1940

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