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Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

United Confederate Veterans

 
 
Camp Forrest, United Confederate Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2008
1. Camp Forrest, United Confederate Veterans Monument
Inscription.  In Memory of the Confederate Soldiers.

In Memory of the Women of the Confederacy.

In God we trust.
 
Erected 1905 by Camp Forrest, United Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 33° 33.059′ N, 86° 45.07′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on 60th Street North, in the median. Marker is in Forest Hill Cemetery, along road straight ahead from 60th Street entrance, in middle of soldiers' circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest Camp No. 1435 (here, next to this marker); 1963 Church Bombing Victims (approx. ¼ mile away); CDR "Snuffy" Smith (approx. 1.2 miles away); East Lake Community (approx. 1½ miles away); Howard College
Camp Forrest, UCV Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2008
2. Camp Forrest, UCV Monument
(approx. 1.7 miles away); History of the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing (approx. 1.8 miles away); East Birmingham (approx. 1.8 miles away); Ruhama Baptist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Soldiers' Circle with Camp Forrest, UCV Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2008
3. Soldiers' Circle with Camp Forrest, UCV Monument
View from Camp Forrest, UCV Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2008
4. View from Camp Forrest, UCV Monument
60th Street North Entrance to Forest Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 20, 2008
5. 60th Street North Entrance to Forest Hill Cemetery
UCV Monument is straight ahead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,332 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 8, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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