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 Post subject: Camp Josephine McDermott
PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:44 pm 
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Camp Josephine McDermott
Old Rondo Cemetery, Rondo, Miller County, Arkansas

In Memory of 85 Unknown Confederate Soldiers
War Between the States
1861 - 1865
Erected by Albert Pike Chapter UDC - 1862.


This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Place by the United States Department of the Interior.
Erected May 2006 by the Albert Pike Chapter #2057
United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Camp Josephine McDermott
Rondo, Arkansas

Major Gen. John G. Walker's Division, "Greyhounds", Texas Volunteer Infantry from Northeast Texas; Brig. Gen. Henry E. McCulloch's Brigade; Nineteenth Regiment, Col. Richard Waterhouse, Jr. Commanding. The First Battalion left Jefferson, Texas, August 6, 1862, arriving here August 16, and were encamped until October 2. The Texans rested here briefly enroute to intercept Federal Troops advancing on Little Rock with orders to caputre Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. The majority of Texans buried here died during a measles epidemic. Some of their names are unknown. High mortality is known to have occurred in Capt. H.A. Wallace's Company H, Second Battalion.

"Greater love hath no man than this"
Lest We Forget
True Patriots and Heroes Lie Here
Fellow Texans We Salute You!
SCV, UDC, MCSB
Van Zandt Texas Historical Commission 1996
Researched by Donald K. and Annette Herndon Plemmons.


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