Spotsylvania Courthouse, Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Confederate Cemetery Road, Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA. 22553
Lat: 38° 12' 06"N, Lon: 77° 35' 10"W
Contributed by Linda Hiross, Oct 24, 2011, last edited Nov 11, 2011 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 1,044.
Directions: From the intersection of Rtes 3/20 in Orange County, go 1 mi east on Rte 3. Turn right onto Brock Road, and go 9.2 mi to intersection with Lake Anna Parkway. Cross over Parkway and go 1/4 mi, turn left onto Courthouse Road (Rte 208 business), then go 1/4 mi and turn right onto Confederate Cemetery Road.
This cemetery was established in 1866. It is an active cemetery on several acres, part open field and part wooded, mown and in good condition.
Burials are a mix of CSA Civil War military casualties and the general population. History brochures are available on site. Over 700 Civil War Confederate soldiers, many unknown, were reburied here from battlefields in and around Spotsylvania. CSA graves are grouped by state and include AL, AR, GA, LA, MI, NC, SC, TN, TX and VA. Open daily.
Owner/Contact: The Ladies Memorial Association of Spotsylvania provides upkeep and perpetual care. Address: PO Box 338, Spotsylvania, VA 22553. Phone 540-582-9608
I walked the grounds and recorded all stones and plaques. This is a nearly complete listing as of Oct 17, 2011. I also found 201 unmarked white stone markers marking the burial place for that many unknown confederate soldiers.
- Linda Hiross
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