Tour Site #19

GAR Cemetery in Oak Grove Cemetery





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A Grand Army of the Republic post was formed by former USCT soldiers in the last quarter of 1885. Their post, the Fletcher GAR Post #20, purchased plots in Oak Grove Cemetery for the burial of former USCT soldiers and US Navy sailors.


GAR Burial Plots in Oak Grove Cemetery









Chris Meekins of the North Carolina State Archives is collecting information on former members of the Fletcher GAR Post. If you have information to share, please contact him at: