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Jordon Family Cemetery

 
 
Jordon Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
1. Jordon Family Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Buried with his parents are Josiah Jordan, his wife, Mary and four of their children - Watson, 10 months, Laura, 3 years, Charles, 4 months, and Lemuel, 24 years.

This land was Josiah's farm at the time of the siege.
 
Location. 37° 14.607′ N, 77° 21.318′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Petersburg Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is located across from the visitor center parking area for Petersburg National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Battery 6 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Siege of Petersburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prelude to Petersburg (about 400 feet away); Stephen Tyng Mather (about 400 feet away); Battery 5 Trail (about 400 feet away); Siege of Petersburg — Grant's First Offensive (about 400 feet away); Uprooted by War (about 600 feet away); Artillery at Petersburg (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Battle and Siege of Petersburg. National Park Service site. (Submitted on December 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Jordon Family Cemetery Enclosure image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
2. Jordon Family Cemetery Enclosure
 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Jordon Family Headstones image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
3. Jordon Family Headstones
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 819 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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