Confederate Rest

Confederate Rest (HM1BUN)

Location: Marion, AL 36756 Perry County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 38.192', W 87° 19.095'

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During the War Between the States, Breckinridge Military Hospital was established at what is now Marion Military Institute. Soldiers who died were first buried behind MMI campus. After the war, Ladies Memorial Assoc. had remains exhumed and re-interred here in St. Wilfrid's Cemetery. Redwood tree planted as a living memorial to the fallen soldiers.

Grave of Judge Wm. M. Brooks, President of the Alabama Secession Convention of 1861, is nearby.
Placed by members of Hughes-McCollum Post 5104 VFW and Friends
April 29, 1979
Year Placed1979
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 8:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 470149 N 3611038
Decimal Degrees32.63653333, -87.31825000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 38.192', W 87° 19.095'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 38' 11.52" N, 87° 19' 5.70" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 308 Clements St, Marion AL 36756, US
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