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The location of Confederate Cemetery









A visit to the Confederate Cemetery ...

The location of the Confederate Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Confederate Cemetery ...

The Confederate Cemetery is located in Cumberland County.

. Cumberland lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north northeast of the Confederate Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Confederate Cemetery

Lat:   37.3113°   (37° 18' 40")

Lon:   -78.3847°   (-78° 23' 4")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Confederate Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Confederate Cemetery.

Abilene   [Map]     Dillwyn   [Map]    
Alcoma   [Map]     Drakes Branch   [Map]    
Appomattox   [Map]     Farmville   [Map]    
Blake Village   [Map]     Hampden - Sydney   [Map]    
Burkeville   [Map]     Keysville   [Map]    
Charlotte Court House   [Map]     Nutbush   [Map]    
Cotton Town   [Map]     Pamplin City   [Map]    
Crewe   [Map]     Trents Mill   [Map]    
Darlington Heights   [Map]     Victoria   [Map]    

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

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Confederate Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cumberland County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Confederate Cemetery.

Appomattox   [Map]
 - Located in Appomattox County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Blackstone   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Burkeville   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Charlotte Court House   [Map]
 - Located in Charlotte County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Crewe   [Map]
 - Located in Nottoway County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Dillwyn   [Map]
 - Located in Buckingham County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Drakes Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Charlotte County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Farmville   [Map]
 - Located in Prince Edward County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Hampden - Sydney   [Map]
 - Located in Prince Edward County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Kenbridge   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Victoria   [Map]
 - Located in Lunenburg County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that 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 Confederate Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Virginia:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cumberland County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Albemarle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amelia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amherst County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Appomattox County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bedford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brunswick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buckingham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Campbell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlotte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Charlottesville City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Chesterfield County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dinwiddie County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fluvanna County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Goochland County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Halifax County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Henrico County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lunenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lynchburg City:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Lynchburg County:          
Mecklenburg County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nelson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nottoway County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Pittsylvania County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Powhatan County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Prince Edward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Richmond County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Virginia:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Confederate Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Bethel Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Browns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Coleman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Confederate Cemetery

Friedman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Guinea Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Confederate Cemetery

High Bridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Confederate Cemetery

IOOF Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Jamestown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Confederate Cemetery

Little Rock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Confederate Cemetery

Monroe Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Mt. Moriah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Confederate Cemetery

Mt. Nebo Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buckingham County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Confederate Cemetery

New Wit Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Seminary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Sharon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Smyrna Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buckingham County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Star Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Nottoway County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Confederate Cemetery

Trinity Memorial Gardens   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Westview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Prince Edward County

A large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #52614<3>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Confederate 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 Confederate Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1465168   (Name of Record: Confederate Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cumberland
Lat: 37.3112631     Lon: -78.3847181   [Map]
Elev: 108         Map Name: Farmville

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Footnotes ...

<1>The 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Confederate Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3113, Longitude: -78.3847     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Confederate Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.




 

 

 

 

 


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