CLAIBORNE COUNTY.

     In this county about one hundred Confederate soldiers are buried in Port Gibson; one row of graves in the Protestant cemetery and another row in the Catholic cemetery. These graves are well kept by the Confederate Veterans and the Daughters of the Confederacy. They are marked by headstones. They were mainly filled by soldiers from Arkansas and Missouri, who fell in the battle of Port Gibson, in 1863.

- These statements are based on information furnished by Mr. R. C. McCoy.

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CLAY COUNTY.

     In West Point about 65 or 70 Confederate soldiers are buried within the enclosure of the Citizensí cemetery. Their names and commands are unknown.
These graves are under the care of the Daughters of the Confederacy, and are reported as fairly well kept.

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