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Pewee Valley in Oldham County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

CSA Cemetery

 
 
CSA Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
1. CSA Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In burying ground 1 mile south, marked by granite obelisk, lie the remains of 313 soldiers who died while residents of the Kentucky Confederate home. The home was located on the high ground just northwest of here. It was used for CSA veterans, 1902 to 1934.
 
Erected 2010 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 182.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 38° 18.755′ N, 85° 29.163′ W. Marker is in Pewee Valley, Kentucky, in Oldham County. Marker is at the intersection of La Grange Road (Kentucky Route 146) and Maple Avenue, on the right when traveling east on La Grange Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pewee Valley KY 40056, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pewee Valley (approx. ¼ mile away); Annie Fellows Johnston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Home Cemetery (approx.
CSA Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
2. CSA Cemetery Marker
View from Maple Avenue, with La Grange Road in the background.
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0.8 miles away); Isaac Hite's Home / Isaac Hite (approx. 3.2 miles away); Richard James Oglesby (approx. 3.2 miles away); Berrytown Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Forest Public School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Berrytown (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pewee Valley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Burying Ground - Pewee Valley Cemetery. History by the Pewee Valley Historical Society. (Submitted on June 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Pewee Valley Confederate Cemetery (PDF). National Register of Historic Places registration form. (Submitted on June 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

3. Confederate Memorial in Pewee Valley (PDF). National Register of Historic Places registration form for the obelisk. (Submitted on June 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Main entrance to Pewee Valley Cemetery/Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
3. Main entrance to Pewee Valley Cemetery/Confederate Cemetery
Confederate Home Cemetery and obelisk image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
4. Confederate Home Cemetery and obelisk
Site of Confederate Home image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 29, 2021
5. Site of Confederate Home
The home was located at 322 Mt. Mercy Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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