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

Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery

 
 
Soldiers Rest CSA Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 29, 2011
1. Soldiers Rest CSA Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Begun May 15, 1866 by Ladies Confederate Cemetery Assn. of Vicksburg. Remains of over 1600 soldiers who died in Vicksburg campaign & siege were re-interred here.
 
Erected 1959 by Mississippi Historical Commision.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 21.783′ N, 90° 51.604′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Sky Farn Avenue, on the left 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randal W. MacGavock (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Adams (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tennessee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Campaign, Siege and Defense of Vicksburg, 1863. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); John C Pemberton (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S.S. Cairo (approx. one mile away); The Sinking of Cairo (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery (Wide View) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery (Wide View)
Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
3. Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery
Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
4. Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery
Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
5. Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery
Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
6. Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery
Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery/ Angel of Mercy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
7. Soldiers Rest C.S.A. Cemetery/ Angel of Mercy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on October 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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