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Confederate Mound in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

Confederate Mound in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oakwoods Cemetery (Chicago, Ill.),
  • Cemeteries,
  • Chicago (Ill.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCare of Confederate Mound in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago
    SeriesH.rp.1077
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16052933M

    Confederate Mound, Chicago: Address, Phone Number, Confederate Mound Reviews: /5. United States ; E 67th St Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, IL Website +1 Getting there. But until I did some research on historic Oak Woods Cemetery, /5(2).   On Sunday, Ap , for the 27th consecutive year, 'Camp Douglas Memorial' Camp # (Chicago, IL) hosted the Illinois Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans' annual Confederate Memorial Day service at Confederate Mound within Oak Woods Cemetery on the south-side of Chicago, IL. This year, however, was the first time that the .

    Confederate Mound: Oak Woods Cemetery E 67th St Chicago, IL Phone: FAX: Closed: North Alton Confederate Cemetery: Rozier Street Alton, IL Phone: FAX: Closed. Chicago, IL. Replace the confederate mound in oak woods cemetary with statues of Peter Salem and James Armistead Lafayette. Location: Chicago, IL; At one time oak woods cemetery denied the right for African Americans to be buried there. This monument built in , a year before plessy vs. ferguson was raised with a towering confederate soldier.

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Confederate Mound in Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Ill by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Confederate Mound is located within Oak Woods Cemetery at East 67th St., in Chicago, IL. The burial plot is open for visitation daily from sunrise to. Confederate Mound Monument: Oak Woods Cemetery, East 67th Street, Chicago, Illinois: preliminary staff summary of information [Meredith Taussig] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Meredith Taussig.

The camp established two small cemeteries on its grounds, but most of the casualties were buried in Chicago’s old City Cemetery along the shores of Lake Michigan, in what is now Lincoln Park.

InChicago closed the old City Cemetery due to its flooding and that forced the Federal Government to find a permanent burial ground for the remains of the Confederate Burial: Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago.

One section of Oak Woods is known Chicago the "Confederate Mound". A foot monument stands alone, surrounded by cannon and cannonballs. Buried around it are an estimated six thousand soldiers and sailors of the Confederacy.

Camp Douglas was a prisoner of war internment camp near the 35th-street estate of Stephen Douglas, named for the late senator. Like all P.O.W. Confederate Mound is located in Section K, Divisions 1 and 2. The plot contains burials of Confederate dead originally interred in the city cemetery, and in grounds near the hospital at Camp Douglas, a prisoner-of-war camp located in Chicago.

The end of the Civil War led to the abandonment of Camp Douglas and the transfer of the Confederate dead to Oak Woods. Confederate Chicago at Oak Woods Cemetery Chicago, Illinois Southsiders of a certain age know about Chicago's Camp Douglas. My Dad would point it out every trip south on Lakeshore Drive.

was the centenary of the Civil War so there was much more talk of the war in the 60s than today perhaps. Discover Confederate Mound in Chicago, Illinois: The final resting place of up to 6, confederate soldiers, the largest mass grave in the Western Hemisphere.

Oak Woods Confederate Links: Camp Douglas, by C. Pritchett Ark. Civil War Soldiers buried in Chicago CHS: Douglas/Grand Boulevard: The Past and the Promise Illinois in the Civil War: Camp Douglas, Illinois Hood County Texas Genealogical Society: Camp Douglas Camp Douglas Memorial # - Illinois Division - Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Chicago, IL Send Flowers Share Location Get Directions. Oak Woods Cemetery was established inwith the first burials taking place in Located at E.

67th Street in Chicago, near Lake Michigan, our cemetery covers acres with four small, serene lakes that are perfect spots for personal reflection. Recently renovated. Some 4, Confederate prisoners were known to be re-interred from the camp cemetery to a mass grave at Oak Woods Cemetery after the war.

The Oak Woods Cemetery Association does not have the staff to perform genealogy and there is a $ fee per lookup request for location information for the on: East 67th Street, Chicago, Cook. Oak Woods Cemetery and Confederate Mound, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

Records. Images. Cemetery page showing maps, records, and images of headstones in the Oak Woods Cemetery and Confederate Mound, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States | BillionGraves Cemetery and Images.

Get the BillionGraves app now and help collect images for this cemetery. Slowik: Chicago houses Confederate monument at well-known cemetery. Confederate Mound at Oak Woods Cemetery on Chicago's South Side features a foot granite monument topped by a bronze statue of an infantry soldier.

The remains of more than 4, Confederate soldiers are buried at the : Ted Slowik. When the City Cemetery closed, the remains were moved to a two acre plot of land in Oak Woods Cemetery. The monument for the burial mound was erected with funds raised by the Confederate Veterans Association.

The figure is adapted from a painting entitled "Appomattox" by John A. Elder. List showing inscriptions on monument to Confederate soldiers and sailors who, while prisoners of war, died at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, and were there buried, and subsequently removed, either to their respective homes, or to the Confederate Mound, Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago.

WorldCat Montrose Cemetery Find a Grave. Photo, Print, Drawing Oak Woods Cemetery, Confederate Mound, East 67th Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL Enlarge View 12 images in sequence. [ Photos from Survey HALS IL. Email this Article Oak Woods Cemetery. Oak Woods Confederate Links: Confederate Mound at Oakwood Cemetery, Chicago; Our Solomon Floyd Cook () was buried in the Confederate Mound in after dying at Camp Douglas and being buried in a private grave in another cemetery for a year.

Links to resources on cemetery history and preservation; Camp Douglas, by C. Pritchett. Those soldiers, as well as some Union soldiers who died at the camp, were reinterred together at Oak Woods Cemetery in a mass grave.

That spot is called Confederate : Rachel Hinton. This is the Illinois chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a hereditary group that visits the Oak Woods Cemetery in Greater Grand Crossing. Photo, Print, Drawing Oak Woods Cemetery, Confederate Mound, East 67th Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL Photos from Survey HALS ILA.

Camp Douglas was a Civil War POW camp located in Chicago, Illinois. Many of the Confederate soldiers who died at Camp Douglas are buried in the mass grave located in Oak Woods Cemetery in Chicago.To die in Chicago: Confederate prisoners at Camp Douglas, by Levy, George, Evanston Pub.

Co., Evanston, Ill. A Civil War prison camp by the lake: Camp Douglas in Chicago, Illinois by Fulton, Lori Renee. Master's Thesis, IL State Univ ; A history of Camp Douglas, Illinois, Union Prison,   The differences start in how the burial markers look at Oak Woods Cemetery on the city's South Side.

One, a Confederate Mound, lists the names of thousands of Confederate soldiers who were captured and died at Camp Douglas in Chicago. It's topped with a bronze statute of a Confederate infantry soldier.