Links & Further Information


Military Order of the Loyal Legion

The marker in Shockoe Hill Cemetery was placed through the efforts of the Virginia Commandery, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS), the oldest Civil War descendants' organization. Its emblem is shown at left. Find out more about the Loyal Legion by contacting me, or by visiting:

Civil War Richmond

Ranger Mike Gorman of the National Park Service has brought together primary source documents and other data, including much about Richmond prisons and prisoners, at:

Encyclopedia Virginia

Detailed discussions of life in Civil War Richmond, including the prisons operated there, can be found at the online Encyclopedia Virginia, a joint effort of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Library of Virginia.

The Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery

This group helps the City of Richmond to preserve, improve and interpret Richmond's oldest city-owned burial ground. Find out more on Facebook at:


Contact Us

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This website is based on information researched, compiled and digested by Jeffry Burden of Richmond, Virginia.

Please contact me for further information on this project; with questions on any of the men listed on this site; or with information on others who you believe may have been originally buried on Shockoe Hill. With your help, we may be able to identify many more of the Union Soldiers of Shockoe Hill.

The Union Soldiers of Shockoe Hill

Shockoe Hill Cemetery is located at 300 Bates Street, Richmond.

The Cemetery is open dawn to dusk. The entrance on Hospital Street is always open.