Johnson's Island in Ottawa County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
the Robert Patton Chapter,
United Daughters of the Confederacy
of Cincinnati, Ohio,
in memory of the southern soldiers
who died in the Federal prison
on this island
during the War between the States.
Dead, but sceptered sovereigns
who still rule is from the dust.
The stone upon which this is inscribed was placed by the Grand Lodge of Mississippi in remembrance of the Masons who sleep here.
C S A
1861 – 1865
< Side inscription >
They were masons
Erected 1910 by United Daughters of the Confederacy, Robert Patton Chapter.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 41° 30.027′ N, 82° 43.754′ W. Marker is on Johnson's Island, Ohio, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Confederate Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lakeside Marblehead OH 43440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Johnson Island Monument (here, next to this marker); The Johnson’s Island Committee (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial Bench (a few steps from this marker); Johnson's Island Prison (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson's Island Civil War Prison and Fort Site (about 300 feet away); Confederate Stockade Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Johnson's Island Civil War Prison (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson's Island (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson's Island.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 43 times this year. Last updated on January 28, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 5, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.