Cemeteries keep SW Colo. legacy from Civil War

Cemeteries keep SW Colo. legacy from Civil War

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John L. Duncan, Confederate soldier, is buried in Sunnyside Cemetery at Lewis. Pvt. Duncan’s headstone, furnished by the Veterans Administration, has the Southern Cross, service information and CSA signifying Confederate States of America and states birth and death dates.
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Wilson “Wilkes” Nash, Confederate soldier, buried in the Nash Cemetery in the Disappointment Valley. Mr. Nash’s marker is the bronze medallion type imbedded in cement. This type of recognition of his service with the Army of the Confederacy in the Civil War was used and placed beside the previous headstone for Mr. Nash.
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George W. Wilemon, Confederate soldier, buried in Lavender Cemetery in the Disappointment Valley. Mr. Wilemon’s marker is the bronze medallion type and imbedded in cement as his grave had a headstone; therefore, this type of recognition of his services was used. This medallion with the star indicates his service in the Army of the Confederacy.
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James May, Union Soldier, buried at Sunnyside Cemetery at Lewis. Mr. May’s headstone has the shield signifying that he was a Union soldier and his service information. This stone was obtained prior to adding the birth and death date information on the stones.

Cemeteries keep SW Colo. legacy from Civil War

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John L. Duncan, Confederate soldier, is buried in Sunnyside Cemetery at Lewis. Pvt. Duncan’s headstone, furnished by the Veterans Administration, has the Southern Cross, service information and CSA signifying Confederate States of America and states birth and death dates.
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Wilson “Wilkes” Nash, Confederate soldier, buried in the Nash Cemetery in the Disappointment Valley. Mr. Nash’s marker is the bronze medallion type imbedded in cement. This type of recognition of his service with the Army of the Confederacy in the Civil War was used and placed beside the previous headstone for Mr. Nash.
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George W. Wilemon, Confederate soldier, buried in Lavender Cemetery in the Disappointment Valley. Mr. Wilemon’s marker is the bronze medallion type and imbedded in cement as his grave had a headstone; therefore, this type of recognition of his services was used. This medallion with the star indicates his service in the Army of the Confederacy.
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James May, Union Soldier, buried at Sunnyside Cemetery at Lewis. Mr. May’s headstone has the shield signifying that he was a Union soldier and his service information. This stone was obtained prior to adding the birth and death date information on the stones.
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