This cemetery holds the remains of 2,879 people which include Confederate Soldiers from the Civil War, German Soldiers from World War II, and a murder victim. Most of the remains in this cemetery are Confederate Soldiers.
View from outside the gates looking into the cemetery.
Overview of the Cemetery
Graves with Caretakers Cottage (?) in the background.
Union Monument, dedicated in 1879
Close-up of the Union Monument
105 Union Soldiers who died at Fort Delaware are buried here.
Confederate Monument, erected in 1910
Close-up of one of the base sides of the Monument.
One of the many plaques around the base of
The Confederate Monument which lists the 2,436
Confederate Prisoners of War who died at
nearby Fort Delaware.
Graves of 13 German Prisoners of World War II
Close-up of some of the German Prisoners headstones.
Bench commemorating the death of
Close-up of bench.
William Reese was a caretaker of this cemetery
who was murdered in the cemetery on 9 May 1997
by serial killer, Andrew Cunanan, who also stole his truck.
Grave of William Reese' wife and son?