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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Alexandria, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Confederate Soldiers

Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
January 26, 2019
1. Confederate Soldiers Marker
"How sleep the brave who sink to rest
By all their country's wishes blest"

Beneath this mound lie the remains of thirty-four
Confederate Soldiers
Which were disinterred from the Alexandria Soldiers' Cemetery (Federal) and reinterred in this ground on the 27th day of December 1879, under the auspices of the Southern Memorial Association of Alexandria, Va.

William Bamburg, Lieut. 42, Miss. Wm. T. White, Sergt. 3, NC Daniel A. Keever, Sergt. 25 SC
Wm. J. Frolic, Sergt. 25, SC Daniel V. Frazier, Corporal, 7, SC H. L. B. Fleming, 25 SC
G. S. Heron, Sergt. 7, SC Henry G. Proctor, 25, SC Erastus W. Hays, 25 SC Wm. W. Taylor, 25, SC
Henry A. Strom, 4, SC David Rogers, 1, SC Charles Firtich, 25, SC Thos. W. Montgomery, 25, SC
Jacob W. Redmon, 25, SC Abner M. Buzhardt, 11, SC Gambriel Cox, 1, NC Wesley W. Skipper, 30, NC
Anderton Brown, 3, NC Lemuel Cheeney, 44, NC Ashbury Tarpley, 122, Miss. John Carter, 10, Fla.
James E. Elder, 25, Tenn. Robert J. Morris, 16, Miss. R. Pittman, 60, GA James M. Stuart, Corporal, 48, VA
Alexander Lyles, Richardson’s Battery, VA Gustavus
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W. Portlock, 61, VA John Bennet Davis, Partizan
Ranger, VA James Augustine, James Cox and Thos. T. Royal, A Lieutenant and one Private Unknown.

These men were prisoners of war who died in the Federal Hospitals in this city

Original stone lies underneath

Erected by Military Order of Stars and Bars, Gen. Samuel Cooper Chapter.
Location. 38° 48.373′ N, 77° 2.814′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on North Washington Street south of Cameron Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Washington Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First Synagogue of Beth El Hebrew Congregation (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Honorary Pall-Bearers of General George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Henry Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Fairfax House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Alexandria's First Sugar Refinery
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(about 300 feet away); Lloyd House (about 400 feet away); Lodge No. 38, Independent Order of Odd Fellows (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alexandria.
More about this marker. The couplet that heads this memorial is from William Collin's poem “Ode Written in the Beginning of the year 1746,” commemorating the dead from the revolt of Bonnie Prince Charlie, July 1745 - April 1746.
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2019. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Last updated on January 28, 2019. Photo   1. submitted on January 26, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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