Alvin in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9549.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 29° 25.765′ N, 95° 13.698′ W. Marker is in Alvin, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of Dickinson Road and Alvin Bypass (State Highway 35), on the left when traveling west on Dickinson Road. Touch for map. On the right of the entry gate. Marker is in this post office area: Alvin TX 77511, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Confederate Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Magnolia Creek Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Fig Industry In Friendswood (approx. 6.7 miles away); Main Street Fig Orchards Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Friends Church Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away); Oldest Structure Remaining (approx. 7 miles away); Friendswood (approx. 7 miles away).
Regarding Confederate Cemetery. This was originally a Confederate Cemetery. Later it was expanded to include Veterans of 20th century US wars. It is so large I now think it has been expanded to include everyone.
Also see . . .
1. Major General John A. Wharton from the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on November 23, 2017, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Article about Major General John A. Wharton from the 1916 Southwestern Historical Quarterly. (Submitted on November 23, 2017, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
3. Major General John A. Wharton in Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 23, 2017, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2017, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2017, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.