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Oakdale Cemetery

The Confederate Memorial Monument

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Chartered in 1852, this landscaped 165-acre Victorian-era burial ground contains graves of Confederate veterans, including Mrs. Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Confederate Secret Service Agent who drowned off Fort Fisher in September, 1864, while running the blockade. Approximately 400 unknown Confederate soldiers were reinterred to this cemetery.

Location: North 15th Street, Wilmington North Carolina Telephone 910-762-5682

Other History nearby:
(Wilmington) Battleship North Carolina
(Wilmington) Cape Fear Museum
(Kure Beach) Fort Fisher State Historic Site
(Myrtle Beach) Hobcaw Barony Visitors Center
(Kure Beach) North Carolina Military History Museum
(Wilmington) Oakdale Cemetery

08/08 Coming to The Wilmington area
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.