Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg

4.5
#5 of 8 in Historic Sites in Vicksburg
Cedar Hill Cemetery, also known as the City of Vicksburg Cemetery, is one of the "...oldest and largest cemeteries in the United States that is still in use". Establishment of Cedar Hill Cemetery predates the American Civil War.Soldiers' Rest burial siteAfter the American Civil War, a portion of Cedar Hill Cemetery was set aside for the burial of Confederate soldiers who died of sickness or wounds. This burial site was designated Soldiers' Rest and contains the graves of some 5,000 Confederate soldiers, with 1,600 identified.
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  • This is such an interesting place. We went by to see the Confederate area of the cemetery but were amazed to see how large the overall cemetery is. We have always loved to see very old and unique mark...  more »
  • There are many interesting and unique tombstones here, so it is a great place for photographs. Also, though, it is a memorial to the lives of many people, including those who lost their lives in the S...  more »
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  • Worth the trip to see the grave of the Confederate Camel. Easy to find, enter on Lindsay street, it's in the second plot of confederate soldiers on the left side, second row from the road. Lots of interesting history here!
  • Huge place. Lots of history.

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