Camp Alcorn Confederate Cemetery, Hopkinsville, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
N 36° 52.386 W 087° 28.808
16S E 457208 N 4080902
Camp Alcorn Confederate Cemetery holds the remains of about 300 CSA soldiers.
Waymark Code: WM2D67
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
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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

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