Kittrell Confederate Cemetery
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 36° 13.534 W 078° 26.401
17S E 730089 N 4012006
Kittrell Confederate Cemetery is the final resting place for 54 Confederate soldiers who died at a nearby military hospital.
Waymark Code: WMDPF
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 05/28/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member webscouter.
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Fifty-four Confederate soldiers, who died at a nearby wartime hospital, are buried in a cemetery in Kittrell. The city's location at a railroad junction made it a good spot for a 300-bed facility, created in mid-1864.

There is adequate signage in Kittrell to locate the cemetery without a GPSr. Start from the North Carolina Highway Historic Marker on U.S. Route 1 North at Kittrell. (Note that while the historic marker reads 52 buried soldiers, there are actually 54 soldiers in the cemetery. These can can be spotted by newer markers.)

The Confederate Cemetery is actually part of a larger local cemetery in Kittrell.

To record your own visit to this marker, take and post your own photo of the historic marker and post it with your log. This photo is proof of your visit and is required. Thanks.

The Confederate Cemetery. The Stars and Bars fly under the North Carolina State Flag:

Two of the 56 Markers. A few are unknowns:

North Carolina Civil War Trails Information Sign at the cemetery:

The NC Historic Marker on Route 1:

Type of site: Cemetery

Cemetery St at West Chavis Rd
Kittrell, NC

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
Follow sign from Historic Marker at U.S. Route 1 and East Main Street in Kittrell.

Phone Number: Not listed

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