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Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rose Hill Cemetery

Meridian Civil War Trail

 
 
Rose Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Rose Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription. A burial mound at Rose Hill Cemetery contains the remains of more than 100 Confederate soldiers. Nebraska Carter Read also rests here alongside her husband, Lieutenant Charles W. Read, the "John Paul Jones of the Confederate Navy."
 
Erected 2014 by the Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Location. 32° 21.796′ N, 88° 43.144′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Mississippi, in Lauderdale County. Touch for map. Located on the western side of the Rose Hill Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 40th Avenue, Meridian MS 39307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles W. "Savez" Read (here, next to this marker); Lt. Charles Read (within shouting distance of this marker); First Union Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Council of Organizations (approx. mile away); Old Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Merrehope (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Merrehope (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dial House Site (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meridian.
 
Also see . . .  'Visit Meridian' page on the Rose Hill Cemetery.
Rose Hill Cemetery Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Rose Hill Cemetery Civil War Marker
Behind marker is the burial mound of the some 100 Confederate soldiers and the grave of Lt. Charles W. Read. Next to marker is a heavily damaged honor roll, by state, of those identified and buried here.
(Submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Grave marker of Lt. Charles W. Read. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. Grave marker of Lt. Charles W. Read.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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