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Shockoe Hill Cemetery

Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Veteran Burials

 
 
Shockoe Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 17, 2014
1. Shockoe Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the more than 27 Patriots of the American Revolution and 400 veterans of the War of 1812 buried in this cemetery. Their loyalty, faith, courage and self sacrifice in servicing our country preserved the freedoms we enjoy today. We hope that every visitor to this cemetery recognizes the service they provided to our country and that it is never forgotten.

Erected by the Virginia Society Sons of the American Revolution and its Richmond chapter, the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Virginia State Society United States Daughters of 1812
Dedicated November 11, 20911

 
Erected 2011 by Sons of the American Revolution, Society of the War of 1812, United States Daughters of 1812.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
Shockoe Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 17, 2014
2. Shockoe Hill Cemetery
. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list.
 
Location. 37° 33.117′ N, 77° 25.877′ W. Marker is in North Side in Richmond, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Hospital Street and North 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union POW Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Brown's Island Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Great Chief Justice" (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Shockoe Hill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Shockoe Hill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hebrew Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Engine Company No. 9 Fire Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Side.
 
Also see . . .  Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery. (Submitted on December 17, 2014.)
 
Peter Francisco image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
3. Peter Francisco
Died Jan. 16, 1831. A soldier of Revolutionary fame.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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