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Fort Mitchell National Cemetery
(Russell County, Alabama)


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Profile for the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery...

The Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery is located in Russell County. The county seat for Russell County is located in Phenix City.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery

Lat:   32.3514°   (32° 21' 5")

Lon:   -85.0218°   (-85° 1' 18")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While the locations should have been definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary.


 

  Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery  


  Lk. View Memory Gardens (AL)
  Providence Church Cemetery (GA)
  Park Hill Cemetery (GA)
  Phillips - Barnett Cemetery (AL)
  Pine Grove Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Abercombie Cemetery (AL)
  Linwood Cemetery (GA)
   Location verified
  Jowers Cemetery (AL)
  Evans Cemetery (AL)
  Sunset Memorial Gardens (AL)
  Patrick Cemetery (GA)
  Key Cemetery (AL)
  Colored Cemetery (GA)
  Boykin Cemetery (AL)
  Riverdale Cemetery (GA)
  Porter Cemetery (AL)
  Porterdale Cemetery (GA)
  Bass Cemetery (AL)
  Dudleyville Cemetery (AL)
  Williams Dudley Cemetery (AL)
  Zion Cemetery (AL)
  Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery (AL)
   Location verified
  Felix Edwards Cemetery (AL)
  Oswichee Cemetery (AL)
  Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery (GA)
  Cotton Cemetery (AL)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 27 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Russell County.

Abercombie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bass Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Bealwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Boykin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Colored Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Cotton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Dudleyville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Felix Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Jowers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Key Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Lk. View Memory Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Linwood Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location has been verified
Oswichee Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Park Hill Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Patrick Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Phillips - Barnett Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery (FAG ID #2189996)

Porter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Porterdale Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Providence Church Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Riverdale Cemetery (GA)   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Located in Muscogee County (GA)
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Seale United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sunset Memorial Gardens   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Williams Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery.

Baker Village (GA)   [Map]Fontaine Village   [Map]Louvale (GA)   [Map]
Bibb City (GA)   [Map]Fort Benning (GA)   [Map]Omaha (GA)   [Map]
City Village (GA)   [Map]Fort Mitchell   [Map]Phenix City   [Map]
Columbus (GA)   [Map]Hatchechubbee   [Map]Pittsview   [Map]
Cottonton   [Map]Heineburg Village (GA)   [Map]Prince Crossroads   [Map]
Crawford   [Map]Holy Trinity   [Map]Seale   [Map]
Cusseta (GA)   [Map]Ladonia   [Map]Smith's Station   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alabama:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Russell County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for the nearby counties:

Barbour County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Bullock County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chambers County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Henry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Tallapoosa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Chattahoochee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Clay County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Harris County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Macon County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Marion County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Meriwether County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Muscogee County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Quitman County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Randolph County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Schley County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Stewart County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Sumter County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Talbot County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Taylor County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Terrell County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Troup County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Upson County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    
Webster County (GA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alabama:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Russell County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alabama
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alabama
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alabama,     of Russell County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alabama

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2059215   (Name of Record: Fort Mitchell National Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Russell
Lat: 32.3459802     Lon: -85.0238206   [Map]
Elev: 104         Map Name: Fort Mitchell

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3514, Longitude: -85.0218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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