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 Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument

Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument

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Burial North Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 5608 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Jun 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5608
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Camp Alton Prison Confederate Monument (unknown–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5608, citing Confederate Cemetery, North Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .