Duck Hill Confederate Cemetery

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Duck Hill Confederate Cemetery

Also known as Duck Hill Train Wreck Cemetery

Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi, USA
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On October 19, 1862, two flat cars crowded with Confederate soldiers were demolished in a terrible train wreck near Duck Hill. The soldiers, wrapped in their blankets, were buried in a long common grave. In 1989 a Civil War reenactment group in the area sponsored a project to obtain individual markers for the men. These markers now stand in what is sometimes called Duck Hill Confederate Cemetery and sometimes Duck Hill Train Wreck Cemetery.


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GPS Coordinates: 33.63191, -89.70824

  • Added: 3 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2175378