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Memorial at Ole Miss’ Confederate Cemetery – May 5, 2013


On Sunday, May 5, 2013, the University Greys Camp #1803 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Bedford Forrest Chapter #448 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy held a memorial for the Confederate soldiers buried on the University of Mississippi‘s Oxford campus.

There are over 700 Confederate soldiers buried just behind the Tad Pad, BKA Tad Smith Coliseum on the Ole Miss campus. 

Most of the soldiers were casualties of the Battle of Shiloh on April 6 and 7, 1862.

Video and Photography by Newt Rayburn.

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Civil War Soldiers on Ole Miss Campus to be Memorialized Sunday, May 5, 2013
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