Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1991.066.095.a,b
Description Photograph of thirteen men, some in uniform, in line before statue of Christ with cross. The men are posed in the Silverdale Cemetery of Unknown Confederate Dead, which is off of Lee Highway, near Bonny Oaks Drive. Commemorates founding of cemetery. W.M. Nixon, 2nd from left, was the main mover in this. Cemetery contains bones of 160 unknowns who "had been buried in open fields." There is a number under each person on the print. Identified are as follows: 1)? 2) W. M. Nixon 3) Capt. Stegall 4) Maj. Arthur Thomas 5)? 6) L.W. Wilson 7)? 8)? 9) Satima 10) Maj. E.M. Holmes 11) Capt. Hightowe 12) Capt. Roberts 13) Maj. Platt
(a) is the photo ; (b) is a 1-page history of photo.
Date 1937
Print size 4.00" x 4.75"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1991.066