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Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery

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Address: 2900 Sullivant Ave, Columbus, OH
Phone Number: 614 276 3630
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Confederate Graves

Like all of the site. I took my grand-kids there as an educational visit. The Confederate Band was there and a roll call was given for deceased. All was professional.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Like all of the site. I took my grand-kids there as an educational visit. The Confederate Band was there and a roll call was given for deceased. All was professional.

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COLUMBUS
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This cemetery was established to entomb the Confederate soldiers that died while imprisoned at camp chase which was a prisoner of war camp run by the union army. There are several hundred soldiers and officers buried here. If you visit please show the respect they deserve. It is located on Sullivant ave near Hague.

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United States
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241 reviews 241 reviews
169 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This cemetery is close to the downtown area of Columbus, OH. It is well maintained but the ground is uneven so use care when walking around the grounds. Keep in mind there is no parking at the actual cemetery but it's easy to park nearby and walk. We walked down each row of headstones...each one marking the life of someone... More 

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Canyon Lake, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I saw the cemetery on tripadvisor and thought I'd take a look. It's not that out of the way, but I did think I was in the wrong area. It doesn't feel like an area where this cemetery would be. It's pretty small, but very interesting if you're into history. The cemetery is free to visit, but there are "no... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A very nice cemetery that has taken on a very nice transformation. It is walled on four sides and have a caretaker that mows the grass when needed.

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Taylor, Michigan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

The center stone reads, "2260 Confederate Solders of the War are buried in this enclosure". As we walked in the entrance a settling calm came over me. The white head stones were no longer perfectly aligned due to the many years of existence, never-the-less, it is a beautiful cemetery, filled with privates to ranking officers from Tennessee to Florida and... More 

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Paris, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Our family enjoys learning and discovering local history, especially the Civil War. It was a surprise to learn there was a Confederate Cemetery in Columbus, OH. Didn't know anything about it, so it was a nice little jaunt for the kids. You may drive past it looking for a vehicle entrance, but there isn't one. You will have to find... More 

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Travelers Rest, South Carolina
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115 reviews 115 reviews
27 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Columbus was home to a Confederate POW camp during the Civil War. This is the final resting place for those Confederate soldiers and civilians who died here. Located on Sullivant Avenue west of the Downtown area, it is easy to find parking on nearby side streets and a walk through the cemetery reading the inscriptions on the gravestones is sobering.

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Clemson, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This cemetery was in the middle of Columbus. We found it "accidentally" while looking for attractions via the GPS. It's a bit out of the way, and you have to park behind the cemetery and walk around it to enter from the street side, but it was fascinating that such a place exists in Ohio. Reading the names and dates... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I was doing a Civil War hunt in Columbus and I visited Camp Chase. It was a nice little cemetery for the CSA in the Capital of Ohio.

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