Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Lest We Forget
Erected by the Mississippi Division Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Location. 32° 21.758′ N, 90° 51.769′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Magnolia Street and Oak Street, on the right when traveling south on Magnolia Street. Located at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Dead at Vicksburg Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Dead Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tennessee Smith's Division (approx. 0.6 miles away); C.S. Johnston's Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); C.S. Company A, (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Adams (approx. 0.6 miles away); Randal W. MacGavock (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Regarding Lest We Forget. Cedar Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest and largest cemeteries in the United States that is still in use today. It is also the final resting place for Confederate Soldiers of the Civil War. A section in the cemetery was set aside to provide a fitting burial place for Confederate soldiers who died of sickness or wounds. Known as "Soldier's Rest," the plot in the cemetery is the final resting place for an estimated 5,000 Confederate soldiers.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.