Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Daughters Of The Confederacy Of Missouri Division
August 10, 1984
This tablet is dedicated by the Veterans Administration in grateful appreciation to the United Daughters of The Confederacy, Missouri Division, for actions taken to remove deed restrictions on 485 unoccupied Confederate gravesites in Springfield National Cemetery. This relinquishment of these gravesites for use by all veterans and their dependents serves as a symbol of reunification of purpose for memorializing all who have honorably served this great nation without regard to past differences—Confederate and Union alike.
Dedicated on this anniversary of the Battle of Wilson's Creek
August 10, 1861
Erected by Daughters Of The Confederacy Missouri Division.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 10.35′ N, 93° 15.833′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on E. Seminole Street, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of the Springfield National Cemetery.Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield MO 65804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearl Harbor Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Navy Seabees Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Burials In The National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Missouri Soldiers Memorial C.S.A (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A National Cemetery System (about 600 feet away); Springfield National Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
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