Jessamine County: Camp Nelson National Cemetery

Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Jessamine County, Kentucky. Over 3,000 Union soldiers from the Civil War are buried here, as well as soldiers from all our other wars and conflicts.

I also went to the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park–1 mile north. Surprisingly, it’s owned and operated by Jessamine County. The descendants of the family that owned the land before and after the Civil War still live in the county.

If you’d like to know more:  

 

The Notorious “Bull” Nelson:  Murdered Civil War General (Donald A. Clark, 2011)  http://amzn.to/2ijUFGl

 

 

 


Camp Nelson, Kentucky:  A Civil War History (Richard D. Sears, 2002)  http://amzn.to/2wh1uhB

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