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Van Buren in Crawford County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fairview Cemetery Confederate Memorial

 
 
Fairview Cemetery Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
1. Fairview Cemetery Confederate Memorial
Inscription.  
Erected in memory of
our Confederate soldiers
from Ark., Tex., La., Mo., and
Indian territory,
who lost their lives in the
Battles of Oak Hill, Elk Horn,
and Prairie Grove.

 
Erected by Mary Lee Chapter U.D.C. Of Van Buren, Arkansas.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 35° 26.485′ N, 94° 21.017′ W. Marker is in Van Buren, Arkansas, in Crawford County. Memorial can be reached from Fayetteville Road (State Highway 59) south of McKibben Street, on the right when traveling south. Located within the Fairview (aka Van Buren Cemetery). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fayetteville Road, Van Buren AR 72956, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairview Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Log Town Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Crawford County Vietnam Memorial (approx.
Memorial in front of Confederate grave markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
2. Memorial in front of Confederate grave markers.
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0.6 miles away); First Three U.S. Deaths in WWI (approx. 0.6 miles away); History of Hebe Statue (approx. 0.6 miles away); Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Crawford County War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Butterfield Stage Route (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Buren.
 
More about this memorial. Originally a Confederate Infantryman Statue memorial was placed here in 1899 by the U.D.C. It was moved downtown to the county courthouse as it was felt it would be seen by more people than here in the cemetery. This memorial was added to replace the statue.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Fairview Cemetery & Confederate Memorial. (Submitted on August 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Battle of Van Buren. (Submitted on August 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Fairview Cemetery marker notes the Confederate graves. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
3. Fairview Cemetery marker notes the Confederate graves.
More of the Confederate grave markers, some unknown. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
4. More of the Confederate grave markers, some unknown.
Plaque noting the Confederate Lot is on the National Register of Historic Places. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 3, 2016
5. Plaque noting the Confederate Lot is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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