Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Confederate Cemetery

Marker ID: THC 1E 86
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, at cemetery gate on Bethel Avenue
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 58.464    W 083° 54.127
  35.9744    -83.90211666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


During the Confederate War, 1861-65, more than 1600 Confederate soldiers and about 50 Federal prisoners were buried here. About 20 Confederate veterans have been buried since the war. The tall monument was erected in 1892 by the Ladies' Memorial Associati