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Near Fillmore in Bossier Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fillmore Cemetery

Historic Site

 
 
Fillmore Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, April 25, 2021
1. Fillmore Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Located a short distance down this road. Founded 1848 by Fillmore Methodist Church, once located on site. Buried here are Thomas D. Connell, founder of Connell's Cross Roads (now Fillmore), and W.P. Haughton. Also here is O.R. Gelette (1845-1944), one of six last surviving Confederate commissioned officers, and the last surviving officer of General Lee's staff.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 32° 33.417′ N, 93° 30.913′ W. Marker is near Fillmore, Louisiana, in Bossier Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Fillmore Cemetery Road and State Highway 157, on the right when traveling west on Fillmore Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Haughton LA 71037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paul Lawrence Home (approx. 2 miles away); Henry McDade House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Oakland Plantation (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bellevue Cemetery (approx. 8.1
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miles away); Bossier Parish Court Police Jury (approx. 8.1 miles away); The Arrest of Isaac Williams and his Men (approx. 8.8 miles away); Major General Lewis Elton Lyle (approx. 10.2 miles away); General Ira C. Eaker (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Fillmore Cemetery Marker (Looking North on 157) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, April 25, 2021
2. Fillmore Cemetery Marker (Looking North on 157)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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