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Middleton Coleman Waggoner

  • Birth 29 Jun 1838
  • Death 3 Jul 1863 Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 14057069

Born to Ransom and Mary Waggoner. Brother Joseph also perished at Vicksburg. On July 4, 1863, Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton surrendered the Confederate bastion of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to Union forces under Major General Ulysses S. Grant.The Confederate soldiers who were killed or died of disease during the Siege of Vicksburg were by necessity buried behind Southern lines. Mr. J. Q. Arnold, a local undertaker under contract with the Confederate government to bury soldiers, selected Cedar Hill (city) Cemetery as the final resting place for those who died in the defense of Vicksburg.


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  • Created by: Bolivar Cemetery
  • Added: 24 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14057069
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Middleton Coleman Waggoner (29 Jun 1838–3 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14057069, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Bolivar Cemetery (contributor 46836311) .