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Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memory Of The Confederate Soldiers

 
 
In Memory Of The Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 18, 2019
1. In Memory Of The Confederate Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  
Who gave their lives on this battlefield
on August 29-30, 1862 and who
are buried together in this plot

 
Erected 2002 by The John C. Breckinridge Camp 100 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 44.571′ N, 84° 17.438′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Kentucky, in Madison County. Memorial can be reached from East Main Street (Business U.S. 25) east of Baker Court, on the right when traveling east. Markers are located inside the Richmond Cemetery (southwest section). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 606 East Main Street, Richmond KY 40475, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory Of The Fallen Union And Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Richmond (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Winners (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cassius Marcellus Clay (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Monument
The Southern Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 18, 2019
2. The Southern Dead Marker
Approximately 174 Confederate soldiers are buried in a mass grave marked by this small stone. When and who placed it remains lost to history. The larger monument was erected after research was conducted to discover the names of those buried in the mass grave.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Madison County Courthouse 1862 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Freeman Miller (approx. 0.4 miles away); County Named, 1786 / County Formed (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Last updated on February 24, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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