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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers

 
 
Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 21, 2011
1. Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Marker
Inscription.
J Baker Samuel Hill J C Schroeder
William Barefoot W D Hutto Sindal
Joseph Burns R Johnson A Smith
F Butler P P Killebrew J Smith
R Campbell D F McFarland Scott Nimrod Smith
A C Catlett McMaster Suber
J Darrell Charles Meany J J Subler
G M Davenport A Murray W Thompson
J T Drake P Pitts Samuel Walker
Thomas Furnance H B Plummer Thomas Walton
J M Graham M Prince J Watkins
F Hankins J P Reedy H Watts
Q Hays W Scott William Watts
M D Hennings H White
J Hicks A H Woodruff

J W D J L M A M M
W A H H J H J H A J
O M E E B J A T
W J M J D W R L
J H F W H E W S

This memorial is dedicated to confederate soldiers buried in unmarked graves in this cemetery, some known by name, others by initials, twenty five known but to God.
 
Erected 1985 by Wade Hampton Chapter, UDC.; SC Civil War Roundtable; SC National Guard.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.978′ N, 81° 3.336′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County
Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody, August 21, 2011
2. Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Marker
This marker can be seen with the Memorial Arch and Speaker's Stand in the background with Confederate Soldiers Tombstones in the foreground.
. Marker can be reached from Elmwood Avenue. Touch for map. In the Elmwood Cemetery, in the Confederate Memorial Area. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unknown Confederate Dead Monument (here, next to this marker); Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865 (here, next to this marker); Randolph Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Benjamin Franklin Randolph Monument (approx. half a mile away); George Elmore (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Surrender of Columbia, SC (approx. 0.7 miles away); Old State Fair Grounds (approx. 0.7 miles away); South Carolina Memorial Gardens (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Additional comments.
1. Historical Events
The Wade Hampton Chapter, U.D.C., erected this marker with help from the S.C. Civil War Round Table and S.C. National Guard. They dedicated the marker on May 11, 1985. Gary R. Baker, president of the South Carolina Civil War Round Table, offered appropriate remarks. The Honorable Floyd Spence, U.S. Representative, also spoke. This marker accompanied the placement of 174 new grave markers in the Elmwood Confederate Section. The Columbus Marble Works of Columbus, Mississippi, made the
Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Marker, at left, with UDC Gateway image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 18, 2011
3. Elmwood Cemetery Confederate Soldiers Marker, at left, with UDC Gateway
marker, which stands four feet tall.
    — Submitted August 29, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
General Gregg's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anna Inbody
4. General Gregg's Grave Marker
General Maxcy Gregg's tombstone grave is also in the Elmwood Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina.   3. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on August 31, 2011, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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