Jonesboro in Craighead County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
Last Confederate Veteran
Erected 2015 by Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, Col. Robert G. Shaver Camp #1655, Sons of Confederate Veterans W. Danny Honnoll and M. Ray Jones ACWSC Commissioners, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. (Marker Number 95.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 47.699′ N, 90° 44.531′ W. Marker is in Jonesboro, Arkansas, in Craighead County. Marker can be reached from Kellers Chapel Road 0.1 miles west of Chapel Hill Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located within the Keller's Chapel Cemetery. Marker is at or near
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Troops Raised in Craighead County (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Arkansas (approx. 3.6 miles away); In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans (approx. 3.6 miles away); Craighead County Court House (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Battle of Jonesboro (approx. 3.6 miles away).
Regarding Last Confederate Veteran. Private William M. Loudermilk, who fought with General John B. Hood's cavalry, joined the Confederate army in 1864 when he was 16. He was promoted from waterboy to sharpshooter and saw action at Chattanooga, Marietta, Georgia, Nashville and Atlanta. He was a resident of Jonesboro for 71 years.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.