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Pvt John ( AKA Tuckington) Talkington
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- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: May. 13, 2014
You paid the ultimate sacrifice Pvt Talkington. A nation will remember.
- PJH / Angelbird
 Added: Mar. 30, 2013

- Mandy
 Added: Sep. 7, 2011

- Pamela Cullen Matteson
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
God Bless You, John. Rest In Peace.
- Robert D'Ambrosio
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
Rest in peace.
- Wayne L. Osborne
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011

- Genevieve Coyne
 Added: Sep. 6, 2011
Remembering you today, John Talkington, on this anniversary of the Battle of Jenkins Ferry, where you were wounded. May you continue your eternal rest. I am thankful for your courage.
- Angela Walton-Raji
 Added: Apr. 30, 2011
- Sharon
 Added: Jun. 19, 2009

- Deborah Wall
 Added: Apr. 30, 2009

- Logan
 Added: Oct. 2, 2008
God Bless u..
- Robert C. Hill, Sr.
 Added: Aug. 17, 2008

- Portia Solomon
 Added: Jul. 3, 2008
In Loving Memory...
- Alisohn - Highly Favored and Blessed
 Added: May. 24, 2008

- NWArk
 Added: Feb. 23, 2008

- Jackie
 Added: Aug. 1, 2007

- tovah
 Added: Jul. 25, 2007

- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: May. 28, 2007

- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: May. 28, 2007

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Feb. 17, 2007

- Sent with love~Cerise
 Added: Dec. 18, 2006

- Tymesdone
 Added: Jun. 29, 2006
In Loving Memory...
- Alisohn - Highly Favored and Blessed
 Added: Jun. 21, 2006

- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Apr. 29, 2006

- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: Mar. 27, 2006

- Libby Talley
 Added: Jan. 18, 2005
To my dear John Talkington, my step gr. gr. grandfather from the records of your life and your Civil War pension, so much has been learned, and you can now rest with dignity in the city where you lived. You are a freedom fighter and my hero, as you fought for your nation and your freedom. Rest in peace.
- Angela Walton-Raji
 Added: Jan. 17, 2005
Headstone Photo was taken by Tonia Holleman. The Memorial Stone was a project of Angela Y. Walton-Raji and Tonia Holleman to all the Arkansas USCT's who fought in the Civil War who needed a permanent resting in Arkansas. They were granted plots by the Fairview Cemetery Board and the City Administrators. A final resting place was given to them at Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren, Arkansas Crawford county in the United States Colored Troops (USCT) memorial section of the cemetery.

For any additional information contact Tonia Holleman at

- Ronald Walton
 Added: Jan. 17, 2005
The African American Civil War Memorial in Washington D.C.
- Ronald Walton
 Added: Jan. 17, 2005

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