Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Prisoners of War who died in Federal Prison in Newport News Va between April and July 1865 are interred here.
Mildred Rhodes Duncan
Thomas Purnell Duncan, Jr.
Side of Monument:
Remains of 154
Newport News, VA.
Side of Monument:
To our soldier dead
erected by Lee Camp No. 3
of Hampton VA.
A tribute from the hearts
of surviving comrades.
Erected 1900 by Lee Camp No. 3, Confederate Veterans of Hampton VA.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 36° 59.686′ N, 76° 24.274′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on Parish Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is located in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2700 Parish Avenue, Newport News VA 23607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newport News POW Camp (a few steps Newsome House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Newsome House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Clark Oak (approx. 0.3 miles away); Annie Belle Daniels (approx. 0.4 miles away); Phillis Wheatley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pearl Mae Bailey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Monitor – Merrimack Battle (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
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