Notable Confederate Resting PlaceThe gate to your right opens to WarrentonCemetery, the final resting place of 986 Confederate soldiers, of every Southern state, about650 casualties of the Civil War. Many woundedConfederates were evacuated to Warrenton andvicinity after the First and Second Battles of Manassas, and 585 died and are buried here. Their identities were lost when Union soldiers burned the wooden grave markers for firewood in the winter of 1863. Their remains were reburiedhere in 1877. Thememorial wall wasconstructed in 1998,listing 520 names recovered in 1996 from medical records in the National Archives.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:17pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 271045 N 4288288|
|Decimal Degrees||38.71361667, -77.63328333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 42.817', W 77° 37.997'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 42' 49.02" N, 77° 37' 59.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11205 Burwell Rd, Nokesville VA 20181, US|
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