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Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To honor our Confederate Soldiers

 
 
To honor our Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 19, 2007
1. To honor our Confederate Soldiers Marker
Inscription. (Front):
1861      C.S.A.      1865
Erected by Southern Cross Chapter
U.D.C.
May 30, 1935

(Front):
Unmarked Graves
These men of the 17th Virginia Cavalry died during the 1863 and 1864 "winter camps" in the Salem area.
Their bodies may lie here in unmarked graves.
Charles A. Abbott, Co. A • Calvin Burris, Co. D • William Cooper, Co. G • Oliver J. Davis, Co. G • John S. Groves, Co. C • George Kale, Co. E • Elijah G. McCord, Co. C • George W. Sims (Sgt.), Co. C • Thomas A. Van Horn Co. B • James W. Westfall, Co. C • Morris Bond, Co. B • E. J. Childers, Co. B • David Crouse, Co. C • Isaac Groves, Co. C • Clark Harris, Co. C • John Martin, Co. D • H.S. Reed, Co. B • Marshall Smith, Co. C • R. J. Vint, Co. H
 
Erected 1935 by Southern Cross Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 17.655′ N, 80° 2.859′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Touch for map. Marker
Unmarked Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
2. Unmarked Graves Marker
is in Easthill Cemetery, for which the main entrance is at the corner of E. Main Street and Park Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Lewis’ Grave (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. James Walton (about 400 feet away); General Andrew Lewis (about 400 feet away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Andrew Lewis of Salem (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
To honor our Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
3. To honor our Confederate Soldiers Marker
To honor our Confederate Soldiers and Unmarked Graves Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
4. To honor our Confederate Soldiers and Unmarked Graves Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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