|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1861|
CSA, Company H, 1st Texas regiment (this company subsequently became Company A, 4th Texas Infantry)
The Monument To The Confederate Dead at Bethel Confederate Cemetery
FRONT - Placed here with revered hands, May 19 1892, By the Ladies Memorial Association of Knoxville Tennessee, Commemorates The Heroic Courage and Unshaken Constancy of More Than 1600 Soldiers of the South Who in the Great War Between The States 1861 to 1865 Were Inspired By the Holiness of a Patriotic and Impersonal Love, And in the Mountain Passes of Tennessee, Whether on Stricken Field or Hospital Ward, Gave Ungrudgingly Their Lives to Their Country. ďAnd Their Deeds, Proud Deeds, Shall Remain for Us,And Their Names, Dear Names With Out Stain for Us, And the Glories They Won Shall Not Wane for Us, In Legend and Law, Our Heroes in Gray Though Dead, Shall Live Over Again for Us.Ē
BACK - OUR CONFEDERATE DEAD
LEFT SIDE - Forgotten No! We Cannot All Forget,Or, When We Do, Farewell to honors Face. To Hopeís Sweet Tendunce, Alorís Unpaid Debt, And Every Noblest Grace. Which Nursed in Love, Might Still Benignly Bloom, Above A Nationís Tomb
Surrounding the Monument on the North Side, are marble tablets containing the approximately 1,600 names of Soldiers who are buried here. The markers were erected in 1961 by the State of Tennessee. Following is a list by State of the names contained therein.
TEXAS - Maj. T M Hardeman, Co H, 1 Regt., Died 9/16/1861
NOTE: THERE IS ANOTHER MEMORIAL FOR THOMAS MONROE HARDEMAN WHICH MAY BE A CENOTAPH MEMORIAL OR FOR A DIFFERENT SOLDIER. The other memorial has a death date of September 14, 1862. We are in the process of requesting records from Texas State & National Archives.
Bethel Confederate Cemetery
Created by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74664101