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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery

 
 
Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 29, 2011
1. Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  This site is the second Jewish cemetery in Vicksburg. The exact location of the first cemetery has not been determined. The first burial here was that of Meyer Meyer on May 16, 1865. Four rabbis who served this congregation have their final resting place in this cemetery.

Rabbi Bernhard Gotthelf, born February 5, 1819, was a Union chaplain who served as the first rabbi in Vicksburg. He died in the yellow fever epidemic of 1878.

Rabbi Herman M. Bien (1835-1895) was born in Hesse Cassel, Germany.

Rabbi Sol L. Kory (1879-1936) linked the local Orthodox and Reform Congregations.

Rabbi Adolf Phillipsborn (1888-1967) escaped the Nazi Holocaust.

This marker was erected in memory of Morris and Mollie B. Grundfest and Ike and June F. Grundfest.
 
Erected 2005.
 
Location. 32° 20.76′ N, 90° 51.249′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grove Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
View of marker at the Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery at very east end of Grove Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. View of marker at the Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery at very east end of Grove Street.
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Company B, (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anshe Chesed Congregation (about 300 feet away); C.S. Artillery Company, (about 400 feet away); C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (about 500 feet away); Jefferson Davis (about 500 feet away); John Gregg (about 500 feet away); Matthew D. Ector (about 600 feet away); Mississippi Company A 1st Light Artillery (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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