Monday, March 28, 2016

Military Monday: Newspaper Tidbit: Confederate Graves

Manassas Journal
1 September 1916


Mr. Westwood Hutchison, after making a special visit with Mr. G. D. Baker, reported that on Mr. E. R. Conner's property, several miles from town, had been found six Confederate graves.  Mr. Hutchison made the report with the recommendation that the graves should be moved to the Confederate cemetery at Manassas.

Three of the graves were unmarked. The other three, as far as can now be read, are inscribed as follows:

Names of Soldiers

A. J. Smith, 16th Miss.
C. C. Archbell, Co. I, 4th N.C., age 90 yeras
--- Carter -- 1861

Mrs. Westwood Hutchison, president of the Memorial Association, will be glad to hear from anyone who may have further information concerning these Confederate dead.

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