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Honoring Dr. John J. Craven

 
 
Honoring Dr. John J. Craven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 16, 2017
1. Honoring Dr. John J. Craven Marker
Inscription.
Honoring
Dr. John J. Craven
of the United States Army
Whose Humanity, Intelligent Companionship and
Professional Skill Lightened The Monotony,
The Loneliness and the Physical Suffering of
Jefferson Davis
President of The Former Confederate States
Of America (1861 – 1865)
While A Prisoner of War And Confined in a
Cell in This Casemate
This Tablet is Erected By
The United Daughters of The Confederacy
May 4, 1939

 
Erected 1934 by The United Daughters of The Confederacy.
 
Location. 37° 0.143′ N, 76° 18.574′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in Fort Monroe near the entrance to the Casemate Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lieutenant John Trout Greble (here, next to this marker); Confinement of Jefferson Davis (here, next to this marker); John Mitchel (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (a few steps from this marker);
Honoring Dr. John J. Craven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 16, 2017
2. Honoring Dr. John J. Craven Marker
14 – Pounder James Rifle (a few steps from this marker); Austrian 6-Pounder Gun (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Austrian 6-Pounder Gun (a few steps from this marker); Lantaka (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Honoring Dr. John J. Craven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, March 16, 2017
3. Honoring Dr. John J. Craven Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2017, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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