1st Illinois Battery D at Mound City, Illinois
Confederate Soldiers are U. S. Veterans.

Mound City, Illinois - Memorial Day 2012


The National Cemetery in Mound City, Illinois Holds a Memorial Day Celebration every year on the Saturday before the holiday. The Lt. George E. Dixon Camp,# 1962 and the Private Spence Blankenship, Camp # 1802, Sons of Confederate Veterans represented the Confederate soldiers buried there. There are over 1000 Confederates buried in the cemetery, only 45 are in marked graves.

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