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Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To the Confederate Dead

 
 
To the Confederate Dead Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
1. To the Confederate Dead Memorial
Inscription.  
(Text of tablet placed in 1992):
In honor of Confederate Soldiers
who died in Fredericksburg Oct 1861 through Mar 1862
and buried in Barton St. Cemetery
No record of reinterment when site reused in 1920

Alabama
14th Infantry-
Archer G.W.
Barron W
Blair R
Brooks J M
Chalk B P
Clark J D
Croxton L A
Dunson W W
Ginty W C
Harper J
Lee W C
Stiff W C
Tapier B P
Thompson T J
Web W W


Arkansas
Barnett J D - 3 Inf
Davis R H - 3 Inf
McCalie A J - 2 Inf
Philips J L - 1 Inf
Vandiver J E - 2 Inf
Wynne T - 1 Inf


Georgia
Drummond J P - 35 Inf
Frazier B - 18 Inf
Harpe J H - 15 Inf
Hubbard J M - 35 Inf
Payne J - 18 Inf
Ponder P H - 18 Inf


North Carolina
Boyette W S - 1 Cav
Gooding W - 2 Inf
Howlett A - 2 Inf
Hunt S - 1 Inf
Pickett J - 1 Inf
Pleasants A B - 1 Inf
Samm... - 2 Inf
South G T - 12 Inf
Vicars L - 1 Inf
Williams E - 3 Inf


Tennessee
Foy J B - 14 Inf
Texas
Barnett J H - 4 Inf
Bobo
Tablet Detailing Internments on Barton Street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
2. Tablet Detailing Internments on Barton Street
The Barton Street location was a few blocks to the southeast of the City Cemetery.
W C - 4 Inf
Bonald W F - 1 Inf
Johnson W L - 15 Inf
Reese J F - 5 Inf
Turpin C C - 4 Inf
Westbrook J N - 4 Inf


Virginia
Davis R O - 40 Inf
Levi J - 30 Inf
Modling J - 40 Inf
Wigfield H - 9 Cav


One Unknown
Dedicated May 1992
by the Ladies Memorial Association of
Fredericksburg, Virginia

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 18.146′ N, 77° 28.039′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in the City Cemetery in Fredericksburg (often called the Confederate Cemetery). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Rogers Clark (about 400 feet away); Historic Kenmore (about 500 feet away); Hugh Mercer (about 700 feet away); 1909 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1922 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1912 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1895 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
3. Confederate Memorial
Section of the Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 13, 2008
4. Section of the Cemetery
Entrance to the Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., September 13, 2008
5. Entrance to the Confederate Cemetery
Plaque at the entrance of the Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., September 13, 2008
6. Plaque at the entrance of the Confederate Cemetery
The Ladies Memorial Association of Fredericksburg, organized May 10, 1866, cares for the graves and honors those Confederate Soldiers who died in this area's four battles. The Cemetery was dedicated May, 1870, to 3,553 men from 14 states reinterred here.
1985
Grave of U.S. Army Brigadier General Daniel Davis Wheeler image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2016
7. Grave of U.S. Army Brigadier General Daniel Davis Wheeler
The Medal of Honor recipient is buried in the Confederate Cemetery.
Grave of Captain James Keith Boswell, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2016
8. Grave of Captain James Keith Boswell, C.S.A.
Buried within the Confederate Cemetery, Boswell was killed in the same volley that wounded General "Stonewall" Jackson at the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Grave of Brigadier General Abner Perrin, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2016
9. Grave of Brigadier General Abner Perrin, C.S.A.
Buried in the Confederate Cemetery, Perrin was killed at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House while leading a counterattack at the Bloody Angle on May 12, 1864.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,361 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   7, 8, 9. submitted on February 16, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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