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‘Ole Miss, Full of History

We were in the area, exploring ‘Ole Miss. I was shocked at the amount of history on the campus... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GoButler99
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Zionsville, Indiana
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Unusual story and monument

The story about the hospital that treated both Union and Confederate soldiers and buried the dead... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Carol A
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Amarillo, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the area, exploring ‘Ole Miss. I was shocked at the amount of history on the campus. We parked to get a photo of Manning Way, and noticed a monument up on the hill. We approached and admired the history of the Cemetery,...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The story about the hospital that treated both Union and Confederate soldiers and buried the dead together is very touching. It is hard to find the entrance to the monument but the guards at Ole Miss are very helpful

1  Thank Carol A
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This site, just behind the old basketball arena (Tad Smith coliseum) on the Ole Miss campus, is a stark reminder that war is hell. So many lives lost- sons, brothers, fathers, husbands- in a war that was so unecessary, but passions rose and diplomacy failed....More

4  Thank alison602
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Sacred ground where you can almost feel the souls of the passionate, terrified, brave young men who never made it home. It certainly is not a "fun" destination. But, while you visit Ole Miss, make some time to sit and reflect. Seems even more poignant...More

1  Thank drmomAlabama
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The final resting place for several hundred Confederate Soldiers who never returned home. Quiet little location hidden on the campus and worth a moment of your time to stop by and consider the young lives lost more than 150 years ago.

4  Thank David M
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Amid the ever bustling "community" of the Ole Miss Campus is this "sacred" and reverential little cemetery. Sobering to know soldiers die to fight for causes either THEY believe in or their country believes in.....the ultimate sacrifice.....to give one's life for his/her country. Pause. Spend...More

2  Thank mississippimuse
Reviewed 30 September 2016

There is not much to see except for the memorial monument in this simple cemetery right smack in the middle of campus but to remember those who fell (whether you agree w/ their side or not) is important and worth taking a few minutes of...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

On our first trip to Oxford we visited the campus of Ole Miss and by chance saw drove past the cemetery. Understanding the historical significance of the cemetery we stopped and walked through the grounds, just being there,looking over all of the grave sites was...More

2  Thank newcenturian
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The marker is really all that suggests this area to be a cemetery. Still the feeling of walking on hallowed ground was present, and the marker gives interesting facts.

3  Thank Judiar4
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Just what you would expect! Well taken care of with a Monument with the names of the known deaths of soldiers there.

3  Thank Regina S
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