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To the Confederate Dead

 
 
To the Confederate Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
1. To the Confederate Dead Memorial
Inscription. (Text of tablet placed in 1992):
In honor of Confederate Soldiers
who died in Fredericksburg Oct 1861 through Mar 1862
and buried in Barton St. Cemetery
No record of reinterment when site reused in 1920

Alabama
14th Infantry-
Archer G.W.
Barron W
Blair R
Brooks J M
Chalk B P
Clark J D
Croxton L A
Dunson W W
Ginty W C
Harper J
Lee W C
Stiff W C
Tapier B P
Thompson T J
Web W W


Arkansas
Barnett J D - 3 Inf
Davis R H - 3 Inf
McCalie A J - 2 Inf
Philips J L - 1 Inf
Vandiver J E - 2 Inf
Wynne T - 1 Inf


Georgia
Drummond J P - 35 Inf
Frazier B - 18 Inf
Harpe J H - 15 Inf
Hubbard J M - 35 Inf
Payne
Tablet Detailing Internments on Barton Street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
2. Tablet Detailing Internments on Barton Street
The Barton Street location was a few blocks to the southeast of the City Cemetery.
J - 18 Inf
Ponder P H - 18 Inf


North Carolina
Boyette W S - 1 Cav
Gooding W - 2 Inf
Howlett A - 2 Inf
Hunt S - 1 Inf
Pickett J - 1 Inf
Pleasants A B - 1 Inf
Samm... - 2 Inf
South G T - 12 Inf
Vicars L - 1 Inf
Williams E - 3 Inf


Tennessee
Foy J B - 14 Inf
Texas
Barnett J H - 4 Inf
Bobo W C - 4 Inf
Bonald W F - 1 Inf
Johnson W L - 15 Inf
Reese J F - 5 Inf
Turpin C C - 4 Inf
Westbrook J N - 4 Inf


Virginia
Davis R O - 40 Inf
Levi J - 30 Inf
Modling J - 40 Inf
Wigfield H - 9 Cav


One Unknown
Dedicated May 1992
by the Ladies Memorial Association of
Fredericksburg, Virginia

 
Location.
Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
3. Confederate Memorial
38° 18.146′ N, 77° 28.039′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the City Cemetery in Fredericksburg (often called the Confederate Cemetery). Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Rogers Clark (about 400 feet away); Historic Kenmore (about 500 feet away); Hugh Mercer (about 700 feet away); The Barton Street Potter's Field (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Section of the Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
4. Section of the Cemetery
Liberty Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barton Street Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Memorial Landscape (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .  Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Confederate Cemeteries. National Park Service site. A Medal of Honor winner is buried in Fredericksburg's City Cemetery close to the Confederate section. U.S. Army Brigadier General Daniel Davis Wheeler won the medal for actions at nearby Salem Church in May 1863. He later married a Fredericksburg woman and settled in the city. (Submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Entrance to the Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., September 13, 2008
5. Entrance to the Confederate Cemetery
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Plaque at the entrance of the Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., September 13, 2008
6. Plaque at the entrance of the Confederate Cemetery
The Ladies Memorial Association of Fredericksburg, organized May 10, 1866, cares for the graves and honors those Confederate Soldiers who died in this area's four battles. The Cemetery was dedicated May, 1870, to 3,553 men from 14 states reinterred here.
1985
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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