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The Cemetery for Hebrew Confederate Soldiers is located on historic Shockoe Hill in Richmond, Virginia and is the only Jewish cemetery for the military in the world outside the state of Israel. The cemetery is within the Hebrew Cemetery of Richmond, and is maintained by Congregation Beth Ahabah. The cemetery's wrought-iron fence is particularly notable.


Plaque in cemetery reads:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THE HEBREW CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS RESTING IN THIS HALLOWED SPOT


ERECTED BY HEBREW LADIES MEMORIAL ASSOC. RICHMOND, VA. ORGANIZED 1866.


LIST OF BURIALS

M. Levy, Mississippi, killed May 31, 1862. J. Rosenberg, Ga. Henry Adler, 46th Va. E.J. Sampson, 4th Texas, killed June 27th, 1862. G. Wolfe, N.C. I. Hessberg, Caroline co. Unknown soldier Henry Gersberg, Salem, Va., killed June 2, 1864. T. Foltz, 16th Miss. I. Cohen, Hampton (S.C.) Legion. Sam Bear, Ga. S. Bachrach, Lynchburg, Va. Jonathan Sheuer, La. J. Frank, Ga. Henry Cohen, S.C. killed June 29, 1864. Capt. Jacob A. Cohen, Co. A, 10th La., killed at 2nd Manassas, August 30, 1862, age, 33 years. M. Aaron, N.C. A. Lehman, S.C. Julius Zark, 7th Louisiana. A. Heyman, Georgia. Lieut. W.M. Wolf, Hagood's S.C. Brigade, died May 9, 1864. Lieut. L.S. Lipman, 5th Louisiana, died May 9, 1863. Erected by his brothers to the memory of Isaac Seldner, of the 6th Virg. Inf. Reg., born December 23, 1837, killed at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va., May 3rd, 1863. None knew him but to love him. S. Weiss, Ga. H. Jacobs, S.C. E.B. Miller, died April 6, 1864. Corpl. G. Eiseman, 12th Miss. M. Bachrach, Lynchburg, Va. S. Oury, 16th Miss.; died June 10, 1861. A. Robinson, 15th Ga., died Jan. 26, 1863.

Soldiers killed in battle and buried elsewhere in the cemetery are Gustavus Kann, 16th Mississippi; Henry Smith, Richmond, Otey Battery; Marx Myers, Richmond Grays; Isaac J. Levy, Richmond Blues, and Captain M. Marcus, 15th Georgia, killed October 13, 1864.


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