|Route 711 (Battlefield Drive) 0.7 mi from the intersection with Route 601 (Bridle Creek Road)|
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On New River south of U.S. 58 west of Independence
This cemetery is located near New River on Route 711 (Battlefield Drive) 0.7 mi from the intersection with Route 601 (Bridle Creek Road)
A large monument constructed around 1982 lists those persons known by people of the community to have been buried here.
There are without doubt others buried here. All original stones were removed by the landowner in the late 1950s. Some of these orignial headstones and footstones were recovered and stored at Cox's Chapel Cemetery.
In 2004 these recovered stones were placed in individual concrete pads within the cemetery area. According to Paul Herndon's records, an inventory of the cemetery before its destruction noted there were 17 unmarked graves in the cemetery.
That inventory, plus the destruction and reconstruction, have caused this cemetery to be the subject of lively conversation and speculation about who might be buried herein. Many names and dates were gleaned from census, family records and the books written of the Cox, Phipps and Osborne family histories. The fenced area is an approximation of the location of the cemetery.
Information from New River Notes 2011
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