Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Prisoners of War who died in Federal Prison in Newport News Va between April and July 1865 are interred here.
Mildred Rhodes Duncan
Thomas Purnell Duncan, Jr.
Side of Monument:
Remains of 154
Newport News, VA.
Side of Monument:
To our soldier dead
erected by Lee Camp No. 3
of Hampton VA.
A tribute from the hearts
of surviving comrades.
Erected 1900 by Lee Camp No. 3, Confederate Veterans of Hampton VA.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1865.
Location. 36° 59.686′ N, 76° 24.274′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on Parish AvenueTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2700 Parish Avenue, Newport News VA 23607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newport News POW Camp (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (approx. Ό mile away); Greenlawn Cemetery (approx. Ό mile away); Newsome House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Newsome House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Winfield-Jones House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Brown Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Clark Oak (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
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