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Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery

 
 
Doolittle CSA Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, December 1, 2011
1. Doolittle CSA Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In this cemetery, which has been maintained by Doolittle family since antebellum times, are buried about 100 Confederate soldiers who died at military hospital during siege of Vicksburg.
 
Erected 1958 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 32° 19.883′ N, 89° 9.502′ W. Marker is in Newton, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is on Northside Drive (U.S. 80), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton MS 39345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McElroy-Hoye House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newton County Blues (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hickory (approx. 7.9 miles away);
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Sherman at Decatur (approx. 8 miles away); Medgar Evers (approx. 8 miles away); Lake Railroad Depot (approx. 10 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newton.
 
Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2019
2. Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery Marker
Cemetery is beyond the gate and trees.
Yes, that is a dead deer on far right
Doolittle CSA Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, December 1, 2011
3. Doolittle CSA Cemetery
Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery known fallen and unknown graves. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2019
4. Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery known fallen and unknown graves.
Doolittle CSA Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, December 1, 2011
5. Doolittle CSA Cemetery Sign
Sons of Confederate Veterans listing of known soldiers buried. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 20, 2019
6. Sons of Confederate Veterans listing of known soldiers buried.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   3. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   4. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   5. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   6. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 2, 2023