Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Soldiers Memorial
Elmira New York
The Confederate Soldiers
in the War Between the States
who died in Elmira Prison
and lie buried here
erected by the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
November 6, 1937
Erected 1937 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 6, 1937.
Location. 42° 6.588′ N, 76° 49.669′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker can be reached from Davis Street, on the right when traveling south. Located in the Confederate section of Woodlawn National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Walnut Street, Elmira NY 14901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Burials (within shouting distance of this marker); Shohola Railroad Accident Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Woodlawn National Cemetery (about 500 feet away); A National Cemetery System (about 500 feet away); John W. Jones (approx. 0.2 miles away); John W. Jones Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Colonel John Hendy (approx. ¼ mile away); Augustus W. Cowles (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
Also see . . .
1. Woodlawn National Cemetery. Veterans Affairs page on the cemetery. (Submitted on June 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Civil War Album. (Submitted on March 15, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,402 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on October 31, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 7, 8. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.