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5590 Confederate Graves - Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, VA | by lcm1863
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5590 Confederate Graves - Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, VA

Location where Stonewall Jackson's chief of artillery placed his first guns to arrive on the battlefield in May 1862.

 

Jackson supposedly directed part of the battle from this hill.

 

On a circular lot at the summit of the hill are buried 276 Confederate soldiers. Of those only 90 are identified.

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Taken on July 11, 2009