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Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument
Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

In 1909, the United Daughters of the Confederacy erected the monument on the location of the official prison burial ground at Alton, Illinois. The memorial marks the collective graves of the soldiers whom died in the prison an area known as "Buck Inn." The names of 1,354 Confederate soldiers are inscribed on six bronze plaques attached to the 58' high granite obelisk on what today is the North Alton Confederate Cemetery. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Confederate Cemetery
North Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 07, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5608
Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument
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Added by: Brian D. McKinney
 
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