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Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery

 
 
Doolittle CSA Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 1, 2011
1. Doolittle CSA Cemetery Marker
Inscription. In this cemetery, which has been maintained by Doolittle family since antebellum times, are buried about 100 Confederate soldiers who died at military hospital during siege of Vicksburg.
 
Erected 1958 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 19.883′ N, 89° 9.502′ W. Marker is in Newton, Mississippi, in Newton County. Marker is on Northside Drive (U.S. 80), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newton MS 39345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grierson's Raid (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sherman at Decatur (approx. 8 miles away); Medgar Evers (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Doolittle CSA Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 1, 2011
2. Doolittle CSA Cemetery
Doolittle CSA Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, December 1, 2011
3. Doolittle CSA Cemetery Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photograph of the marker and the surrounding area in context. • Can you help?
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