Cedar Grove Cemetery (Portsmouth, Virginia)
Cedar Grove Cemetery
|Location||301 Fort Ln., Portsmouth, Virginia|
|Area||5.3 acres (2.1 ha)|
|Architect||Anderson, William A.; Butt & Hodges|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Exotic Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||92001366|
|Added to NRHP||October 15, 1992|
|Designated VLR||June 19, 1991|
Cedar Grove Cemetery is a historic public cemetery located at Portsmouth, Virginia. It was established by an act of the General Assembly in 1832. The cemetery contains more than 400 graves with monuments dating from the late 1700s to the present. These monuments include small tablets, ledger stones, obelisks, columnar monuments and mausoleums. They include notable examples of Greek Revival, Late Victorian, and Exotic Revival funerary art.
- James Chisholm (1815-1855) - American priest, writer and saint
- James W. Cooke (1812-1869) - American naval officer
- Archibald C. Godwin (1831-1864) - brigadier general in the Confederate States Army (monument, buried at Stonewall Cemetery in Winchester, Virginia)
- William H. Murdaugh, Passed Midshipman, acting master and first officer, First Grinnell Expedition
- Grace Phillips Pollard (1873-1932) - wife of Gov. John Garland Pollard
- John L. Porter (1813-1893) - designed the ironclad Virginia
- One British Commonwealth war grave, of a Royal Canadian Air Force airman of World War II.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- Charles Mill and Jocelyn Terry-Adumuah (April 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Cedar Grove Cemetery". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
-  CWGC casualty record.
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