Lost Graves Discovered at Lynchburg, Virginia, Cemetery

Posted by admin on Apr 24, 2013

Old City Cemetery is more than a graveyard. It’s a landmark that tells a story about Lynchburg’s past, but for more than a century the tale has been incomplete. “It’s always been a mystery,” said Ted Delaney, assistant director of the cemetery.

The property near downtown Lynchburg is home to more than 2,200 Confederate soldiers, buried 150 years ago during the American civil war. Most of the graves are marked, except for one section near the entrance.

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