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Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

 
 
Confederate Monument (<i>west panel</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2019
1. Confederate Monument (west panel)
Inscription.  
Erected by the
United States
to mark the burial place of
184 Confederate Soldiers
and Sailors,

As shown by the records, who, while prisoners of war, died either at Chester, Pa., and were there buried, or at Philadelphia and were buried in Glenwood Cemetery, and whose remains were subsequently removed to this Cemetery, where the individual graves cannot now be identified.
 
Erected 1911.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Cemeteries marker series.
 
Location. 40° 3.509′ N, 75° 9.383′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Limekiln Pike and Haines Street (69th Avenue). Marker is located near the northwest corner of the Philadelphia National Cemetery grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6909 Limekiln Pike, Philadelphia PA 19138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.C.T. Burials in the National Cemetery
Confederate Monument (<i>east panel</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2019
2. Confederate Monument (east panel)
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Philadelphia National Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Mexican-American War Monument (about 800 feet away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.2 miles away); In The Battle of Germantown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of La Mott (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Philadelphia National Cemetery
 
Also see . . .  Philadelphia National Cemetery. (Submitted on July 26, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Monument (<i>north panel</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2019
3. Confederate Monument (north panel)
Confederate Monument (<i>west panel</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2019
4. Confederate Monument (west panel)
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument<br>(<i>wide view  south side</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2019
5. Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
(wide view south side)
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 25, 2019
6. Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Commemorates 184 Confederate soldiers and sailors whose remains were reinterred here from other locations after the Civil War.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 26, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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