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292 Gallant Confederate Soldiers - Oleander Cemetery, Galveston, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 29° 17.627 W 094° 48.786
15R E 323890 N 3241899
Quick Description: A weathered plaque on top of a rusting pole gives the exact number of Confederate Soliders buried in this historic group of cemeteries.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2018 8:34:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMYWF4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 2

Long Description:
In Memory of
292 Gallant Confederate Soldiers

who died in Galveston while serving the Confederacy.
Two hundred and nine soldiers were buried here in what
was Old Potter's Field. In 1864 a section was designated
in this cemetery as Soldier's Rest. The other 83 men are
located in Old City, Episcopal and Old Catholic Cemeteries.

Placed to by
Fort Virginia Point Chapter #2539
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/2000

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Fort Virginia Point Chapter #2539 United Daughters of the Confederacy

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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