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Soldiers Ground

 
 
Soldiers Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Soldiers Ground Marker
Inscription. Appropriated by Magnolia Cemetery at the request of the Confederate Government for burial of those men who fought and died defending the cause. Among the fallen are 82 Confederate Soldiers that died on the battlefield at Gettysburg. In 1871, the Ladies Memorial Society arranged for these men to be removed from Rose's Farm, at Gettysburg, and re-interred here at Soldiers Ground.
 
Location. 32° 48.966′ N, 79° 56.651′ W. Marker is in North Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Cunnington Avenue Loop, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Charleston SC 29405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Carolina Generals Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Sons of Charleston Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Defense of Charleston Harbor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jenkins (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brig. Gen. R. S. Ripley (about 500 feet away); Charleston Light Dragoons (about 500 feet away); Irish Volunteers (about 500 feet away); H. L. Hunley Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Charleston.
 
Related markers.
Soldiers Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
2. Soldiers Ground Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Study markers for action in and around Rose's Farm
 
Also see . . .  Humanitarian Exhumation at the Citadelís Johnson Hagood Stadium. Maritime Research DivisionLegacy, Vol. 5, No. 1, June 2000, pp. 1, 4-7.
Twenty-six Confederate sailors and marines, and the remains of a three-year child, were carefully recovered from under the floor of the Johnson Hagood Stadium (Submitted on November 3, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Soldiers Ground , General Officers from S.C. killed Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
3. Soldiers Ground , General Officers from S.C. killed Memorial
Includes Barnard Bee, Maxcy Gregg, and J.J. Pettigrew
Soldiers Ground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
4. Soldiers Ground
Serg
D O McDuffie
Co I 8 SC Regt
CSA
July 3 1863
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Pvt
Thomas S Hampton
8 SC Reg
Co H
CSA
May 2 1839
Jul 2 1863
Soldiers Ground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
5. Soldiers Ground
Serg
Theodore A. Rhodes
Co H
1 SC Vols
CSA
Jul 2 1863
Soldiers Ground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
6. Soldiers Ground
Pvt
R M Love
Co G
2 SC Regt
CSA
Jul 2 1863
Soldiers Ground , Unknown Sailors - Confederate Navy image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
7. Soldiers Ground , Unknown Sailors - Confederate Navy
Soldiers Ground , Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
8. Soldiers Ground , Headstone
[Masonic Emblem]
In Memory of
J. Morris Wampler,
Major C.S.A.
Was born in Baltimore,
May 3rd 1830.
Killed at his post
Chief Engineer Bat. Wagner
Augt. 17th 1863.
Soldiers Ground Defence of Charleston Harbor - Ironclads Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
9. Soldiers Ground Defence of Charleston Harbor - Ironclads Memorial
Palmetto State, Chicora, Charleston, and Columbia
Soldiers Ground , Forts in Defence of Charleston Harbor Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 4, 2009
10. Soldiers Ground , Forts in Defence of Charleston Harbor Memorial
Forts Sumter, Moultrie, Johnson, Pemberton
Soldiers Ground - Fell at Gettysburg July 2nd 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
11. Soldiers Ground - Fell at Gettysburg July 2nd 1863
Thos. Screven Gadsden, Edmond James Mills, Septimus Charles Miles. of the Palmetto Guard of Charleston S.C. 2nd Regt S.C.V. Lieut. P.B. Langford, Co. E 3rd Regt. S.C.V. Lieut. J.M. Potter, Co. H 15th Regt. S.C.V. Sergt. E.W. Eure, Co. H 15th Regt. S.C.V. Sergt. J.T. Spears, Co. E 15th Regt. S.C.V. Sergt. T.W. Sligth, Co. E 3rd Regt. S.C.V. E.W. Lewis, Co. E 15th Regt. S.C.V.
Soldiers Ground - image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
12. Soldiers Ground -
These 36 Seamen died for the Confederacy 1861-1865 ( List of names) and 10 Unknowns
Soldiers Ground , nearby, The H.L. Hunley Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
13. Soldiers Ground , nearby, The H.L. Hunley Memorial
Soldiers Ground image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
14. Soldiers Ground
 
 
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