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Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Confederate Dead

 
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 27, 2017
1. Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription.
Erected
to the memory of our
Confederate Dead
by the
S. S. M. Association
of Shepherdstown
———
June 6, 1870

 
Erected 1870 by The Southern Soldiers Memorial Association of Shepherdstown.
 
Location. 39° 25.713′ N, 77° 48.746′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kearnysville Pike (West Virginia Route 480) and Cherry Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Elmwood Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4849 Kearnysville Pike, Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elmwood Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Spirit of 1775 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Soldiers in Elmwood Cemetery / Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); Elmwood Cemetery Vault (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Spirit of 1775 (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported
To the Unknown Dead image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 27, 2017
2. To the Unknown Dead

To the unknown dead.
though nameless their deeds
are not forgotten
missing. ); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reformed Church Parsonage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Hospital Site (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
True Patriots image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 27, 2017
3. True Patriots

True patriots
a nations tears embalm
their memory
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 27, 2017
4. Confederate Dead Marker
The Confederate Cemetery<br>in Elmwood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 27, 2017
5. The Confederate Cemetery
in Elmwood Cemetery
Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 27, 2017
6. Cannon
Confederate Monument at Shephardstown<br>from a photograph taken in 1885 image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
7. Confederate Monument at Shephardstown
from a photograph taken in 1885
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War,, Vol. 2, Robert Underwood Johnson & Clarence Clough Buel 1887.
 
 
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