Saint James Veterans Home Cemetery ~ St. James, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 38° 00.244 W 091° 37.060
15S E 621361 N 4207167
Original a Union Soldiers home, now a Missouri run Veterans Home, and Missouri run Veterans Cemetery
Waymark Code: WMN9A6
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 01/24/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
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County of cemetery: Phelps County
Location of cemetery: 620 N. Jefferson, Missouri Veterans Home, St. James
Number of graves: 766
Cemetery established: 1896
Phone: (573) 265-3271
Fax: (573) 265-5771

Monument between cemetery and home lists the internees in the proper location and order.

Those column around the monument are the corner stones of all the buildings that had been built and are now replaced.

"The current Missouri Veterans Home was originally presented to the Department of Missouri, Wormen's Relief Corps "for ex-Union soldiers and their wives". In the late 1900s, the institution became the "Federal Soldiers Home of Missouri". There is a cemetery on the site, but it is not operated by the Federal Government."
Mayor Jim Morrison

City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: St. James, Phelps County, Missouri

Approximate number of graves: 766

Cemetery Status: Active

Cemetery Website: [Web Link]

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