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Union POW Memorial

Shockoe Hill Cemetery

 
 
Shockoe Hill Cemetery Union POW Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 17, 2014
1. Shockoe Hill Cemetery Union POW Memorial
Inscription.
Nearby are buried at least 661 United States soldiers who died between July 1861 and June 1863 while prisoners of war in this city. Many died at Confederate General Hospital Number 1 adjacent to Shockoe Hill Cemetery which took in Union wounded from First Manassas (Bull Run) and other engagements. Though most were anonymous, the names of 88 of the dead are listed below as they appear in cemetery records.

This marker was placed in 2002 at the request of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States to remember their faithful service.

James Adams Joseph Adkins Joseph Albright G.W. Andrews William T. Armstrong Theodore Ashburn H. Bains William Barrard William Batte William G. Bishop Francis M. Botts David S. Brooks John Brown Joseph W. Brown Morton L. Brown George O. Bryan Jules Camp J. Martin Camp J.M. Cary C.F. Clark G.M Clenly L. Combs William Converse Copeland John Cunghman James Cunningham Jacob Deitz Andrew Dennyson William J. Devereux Leroy Dison John E. Doughlass John Eldridge R.A Ellis George Farland Lucius Fepps Simon Gerrald William Gibbs William B. Gowen James Hall Francis Hardiman James D. Harris Willis C. Haynes Hunt John Cox Jefferson James Jones Nevil Kaughman William Kein Franklin King
Shockoe Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 17, 2014
2. Shockoe Hill Cemetery
W.H. Kleeper Charles Lam James Lebery John M. Lee James Lemon William Lounger August Maher C.C. Mann M. Mannen Martin James H. McClurg R.M. McMonan M. Milsler Charles W. Morgan Joshua L. Nichols J. Nicots R. Nipis Amos Partridge John Potter Lewis Quagon Setes Soel F. Starke Samuel E. Statin George Stol H. Strell James Sweetland Charles W. Tebbits James Teel J. Terrel M.B. Thayer Charles E. Throwbridge J. Trexall William Walcup Francis Weatherly Daniel Wetcher P. Wheely Thomas H. Woodware James Wormes
 
Erected 2002 by Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.
 
Location. 37° 33.118′ N, 77° 25.867′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hospital Street and North 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shockoe Hill Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Shockoe Hill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Brown's Island Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Great Chief Justice" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Shockoe Hill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hebrew Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Engine Company No. 9 Fire Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery. (Submitted on December 17, 2014.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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