Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington Confederate Cemetery
Confederate dead from the Maryland Campaign of 1862
Incorporated by Chapter 213, Act of General Assembly of Maryland
(Approved April 4, 1870)
Dedicated June 12, 1877
Speaker, Maj. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, CSA
Rededicated September 3, 1961
Speaker, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower
2,122 unknowns (est’d) incl. 16 burials since 1888
346 known (incl. Lt. Col. Samuel P. Lumpkin, 44 GA Inf.)
(Original map – Jos. G. Coxson – 1888)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 4, 1862.
Location. 39° 37.716′ N, 77° 43.474′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from South Potomac Street near E Memorial Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Washington Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this Washington Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Wheaton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Lyon Post #31 (about 800 feet away); Thomas Kennedy (about 800 feet away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); 1810-1830 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
Also see . . . Washington Confederate Cemetery. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on July 19, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.