"Old Soldiers Grave Yard"The Confederate Army established a soldier's home and hospital here (1863-1865) as a part of the CSA Camp Winn Training Site. Father Leray and the Sisters of Mercy staffed the hospital after fleeing Civil War destruction in Vicksburg, MS. They brought with them by train many wounded and sick Confederate soldiers. This existing public cemetery was expanded fro those soldiers who died of battle wounds and illnesses. Civilian burials continued until 1921.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Commission / The Shelby County Historical Society, Inc|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:27am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 529709 N 3665688|
|Decimal Degrees||33.12950000, -86.68150000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 7.77', W 86° 40.89'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 7' 46.20" N, 86° 40' 53.40" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4409-4505 Co Rd 42, Calera AL 35040, US|
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