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Nicholasville in Jessamine County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dedicated To Union Soldiers

 
 
Dedicated To Union Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 16, 2019
1. Dedicated To Union Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the memory of the 3,670 Union soldiers, 1247 of whom are known but to God, buried here. In "giving the last full measure of devotion", they preserved the Union and made the promise of freedom a reality for all Americans. May we never forget.
 
Erected 1998 by The Dean-Parker Chapter, National Society Daughters of the Union, 1861-1865, Inc.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 47.241′ N, 84° 36.185′ W. Marker is in Nicholasville, Kentucky, in Jessamine County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Danville Road (U.S. 27) and Camp Nelson Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located in the rear portion of the cemetery, east of the Cemetery Office Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6998 Danville Road, Nicholasville KY 40356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Nelson National Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Camp Nelson National Cemetery
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(about 800 feet away); General William "Bull" Nelson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Nelson Refugee Camp / Conditions at Refugee Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); Butler's Birthplace (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sawyier’s Inspiration (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Thirteenth Amendment (approx. 0.7 miles away); African American Enlistment (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nicholasville.
 
Camp Nelson National Cemetery Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 16, 2019
2. Camp Nelson National Cemetery Entrance Sign
Camp Nelson National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 16, 2019
3. Camp Nelson National Cemetery
Civil War Section.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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