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COL. SHEROD HUNTER CAMP 1525

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS

GRAVEMARKING AND MONUMENTS

 

We of the Colonel Sherod Hunter Camp 1525 are especially proud of our work to see that Arizona's Confederate Veterans are properly honored with appropriate monuments to their memory.  The Camp does research to locate the graves of Confederate Veterans in Arizona, and has marked some of their graves with markers provided by the Veterans Administration.   We have also erected an Arizona Confederate Veterans Monument at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, not only honouring the 21 veterans known to be buried there, but all of Arizona's Confederate Veterans.  Last but not least, we have

installed bronze Confederate Crosses of Honor on the graves of the Confederate Veterans buried at Pioneers' Military and Memorial Park Cemetery in Phoenix, and are currently raising funds to install

similar crosses on the graves of the veterans buried at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery in Phoenix. 

 

Graves of Private James E. Drane (left), and Sergeant James P. Bates, marked by Camp 1525 in 1994

 

Gravestone and Confederate Iron Cross at the grave of Private Ross W. Brooks

The stone was installed by Troy Groves of the Terry's Texas Rangers Association and the Brooks family, with assistance and advice from the Colonel Sherod Hunter Camp 1525.  The Confederate Iron Cross was installed by Camp 1525 at the foot of the grave.  The ceremony dedicating the stone and the cross were held in November 2002. 

 

 

ARIZONA CONFEDERATE VETERANS MONUMENT

GREENWOOD MEMORY LAWN CEMETERY

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

 

On April 24, 1999 the proudest moment to date of the Colonel Sherod Hunter Camp 1525 came as it dedicated it's ARIZONA CONFEDERATE VETERANS MONUMENT at Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery.  This monument, the culmination of five years of hard work by Camp members, honours not only the twenty veterans buried at said cemetery, but all of Arizona's Confederate Veterans, wherever they might be.  It is the only monument dedicated to the memory of Arizona's Confederate Veterans to have ever been raised by the Sons of Confederate Veterans in Arizona (the United Daughters of the Confederacy also has an Arizona Confederate Veterans Monument, located at Wesley Bolen Park, next to the State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona).

 

BRONZE CONFEDRATE CROSS OF HONOR ON THE GRAVE OF A CONFEDERATE VETERAN AT 

PIONEER'S MILITARY AND MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY. PHOENIX, ARIZONA

This is one of seventeen such crosses which were installed at Pioneer's Military and Memorial Park in April 2005. 

 

HEADSTONE OF SERGEANT GREEN F. EVANS

Installed by the Colonel Sherod Hunter Camp 1525 at Pioneer's Military and Memorial Park, February 18, 2007

 

 

Grave of Private John Elliott Walker

43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry (Mosby's Rangers)

Marked by the Col. Sherod Hunter Camp 1525 in 2009

 

 

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The music file of THE VACANT CHAIR was composed and is copyrighted by Benjamin Tubb.  Great, ain't it?  For more great tunes like this one, visit his website, The Music of the American Civil War (1861-1865).

 

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Last updated on 1 May 2009.