Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery, Cabot

#40 of 52 in Historic Sites in Arkansas
Must see · Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery is a historic cemetery located near Cabot in northern Lonoke County, Arkansas and is the site of a Confederate military camp where 1,500 Confederate soldiers died during an epidemic during the fall of 1862. Camp Nelson is located on Rye Drive, just off Cherry Road, just off Mt. Carmel Road in north Lonoke County about 2 miles east of Cabot.

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  • I live about 30 minutes from Cabot, Arkansas and have been wanting to visit this Confederate Cemetery for about a year. Well, yesterday, I took my whole family to see it for a short Sunday, day trip.....  more »
  • On a visit to Cabot, Arkansas to see my son, I had noticed a sign for a confederate cemetery. I am always up for visiting historical sites so as the weather was very nice for a mid November day, we...  more »
  • Somber moment as we visited; to think of young men fighting for what they believed in at the time. Sick and away from home - dying. Some parents sons. - Cementary beautifully kept.
  • Special place for me and my wife

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