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Spotsylvania Courthouse in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Beneath This Sacred Soil

 
 
Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 13, 2021
1. Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker
Inscription.  The images displayed are those of soldiers killed in Spotsylvania, identified, and buried here. They were of different ages, regionally from other states, and of diverse rank. All met their fate on the field of battle. To learn more, choose a name and go to findagrave.com.
 
Erected by Ladies Memorial Association of Spotsylvania and Spotsylvania County Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 12.171′ N, 77° 34.98′ W. Marker is in Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Cemetery Drive south of Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 208), on the right. Located in the Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. More Than Just A Stone (a few steps from this marker); The First Stones Were Free (a few steps from this marker); Noble Ladies of Spotsylvania (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Unknown Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); A Final Resting Place (within shouting distance of this marker); The Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); A Monumental Task (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
 
Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 13, 2021
2. Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker
Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 13, 2021
3. Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker
Inset photos (left side) caption: (top) Corporal Silas Shirley 16th Mississippi Infantry (bottom) Lieutenant John T. Fraley 2nd North Carolina Infantry
Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 13, 2021
4. Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker
Inset photos (send from left column) caption: (top)Corporal William T. Harwell Jeff Davis Legion Cavalry (bottom) Lieutenant William B. Hutton 5th Alabama Infantry Battalion
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Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 13, 2021
5. Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker
Inset photos (3rd from left column) caption: (top) Captain William F. McRorie 4th North Carolina Infantry (bottom) James Marion Garrett 35th Georgia Infantry Co. D
Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 13, 2021
6. Beneath This Sacred Soil Marker
Located in the Confederate Cemetery down this path off Courthouse Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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