Mississippi Gravesites
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Courtesy Thomas Campbell, author Sea Hawk of the Confederacy, from a Read descendant  
                                       The story of Lt. Charles Read. 
Rose Hill Cemetery on 7th St. between 40th and 42nd Ave 
Lt. Read at Fort Warren, Mass.  prison
 *Lt. Charles W. Read*
 The CSN Research Center founder (John E. Ellis) had the privilege of attending a  ceremony on 15 July 2000 to mark the placing of a special monument to Lt. Charles W. Read, CSN on his gravesite at Rose Hill Cemetery. The 2 day festivities were hosted by the W. D. Cameron Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in Meridian. Nearly 30 descendants of Lt. Read were on hand from all over the country as far away as Calif. and Virginia. In addition, a new book on Read was presented to the public by author Hewitt Clarke entitled "He Saw the Elephant". This was one of the finest, most enjoyable events attended by this writer. It was full of excitement and most of the Read decendants were meeting for the first time adding to the specialness of the occasion. The strong, bold traits of  'Savez'  run through the entire family. In fact, the writer (Ellis) was able to establish a connection to the Read family through a marriage into the Duke family by Read's grandfather in TN in which the Dukes married into the Ellis family in Warren County, North Carolina prior. Below are some images taken by the founder at the ceremony and of the monument to this great sailor. Another book has just been released on him by Robert A. Jones titled "Confederate Corsair" in addition to the book by R. Thomas Campbell, "Sea Hawk of the Confederacy".
The year 2000 was the year Charles W. Read's story was fully known.  An honor well overdue.
 The newly dedicated monument at Rose Hill cemetery 
located at the end of 7th Street at 40th Avenue. It is 
directly above Read's grave marker at base of mound 
Above that is another monument to 150 Confederates 
who are buried in the mass grave under the mound.
     Sketch of Lt. Charles Read                His grave marker at the base of mound      Early photo-- mound of Confederates 
The photo at far right depicts a mass grave of nearly 150 Confederate comrades which Read requested he be buried with.
Beauvoir Cemetery,West Beach Blvd (US Hwy 90)  
Last home and Presidential library of Jefferson Davis.
S. H. McMasters

McMasters is the only known CS Navy person buried there
Biloxi Cemetery, N side US Hwy 90 (Beach Blvd) west of lighthouse
J. B. Moran

John Baptiste Moran, Ordinary Seaman, CSS MORGAN
Courtesy Moza Hebert, descendant
Ship Island (12 miles south of Gulfport in the Gulf of Mexico)
Access by tour boat at the intersection of Hwy 90 and Hwy 49
Images by Art Green of AL
Total listing of 153 Confederate dead at Fort Massachusetts (Twiggs)
The cemetery is over 1.5 miles east of the fort and has not been located since the many hurricanes have washed away all signs of it.
The prison stockade was one quarter mile east of the fort.
Robert Bailey; Dennis Flynn; Thomas Gemmon; 
James McCann; D. Osbrook; J. W. Smith; Oliver Staff
Lot 95, Rose Hill Cemetery
Lt. William Henry Wall
Served on: CSS Atlanta; Chicora; Fredericksburg;
Drewry; W. H. Webb
Courtesy John G. Nelson III of MS

Jackson County, Van Cleave/Evergreen

Ware-Rogers Cemetery
(Old Mount Pleasant Cemetery)
GPS 30.5222N; 88.6449W (within 100 yards)

Dorman Hes Ware
11 June 1851-18 April 1904
Location courtesy Linda and Ivan Ellis of MS
Hinds County, Jackson, Greenwood Cemetery

Lt. Robert J. Bowen
Born Monticello (Lawrence County) MS
Appointed from Mississippi. Resigned as midshipman, U. S. Navy,
November 6, 1855. Lieutenant for the war, March 18, 1862. First lieutenant, Provisional Navy,
June 2, 1864, to rank from January 6, 1864. Served on C. S. S. Louisiana, 1862; prisoner; paroled,
May 1, 1862. Richmond station, 1862. C. S. S. Palmetto State, Charleston station, 1862-1864.
Captured at Sailors Creek, Va., April 6, 1865; confined at Johnsons Island; released on oath, June
18, 1865.

Courtesy James B. Bowen, descendant.
Reserved for ???

Other CSN persons who need images taken of their gravesites found in Mississippi:
Info courtesy Dan McCasskill
Indianola: Benjamin Charles Bookout, buried Shell Ridge Ceme.
Jonestown:  Harrison Graves Brady, buried at Barbee Ceme.
Rolling Fork (Hwy 51 west of Yazoo): D. Corley Casey, Mounds Ceme.
From other sources:
Sardis:  Lt. W. H. Wall, not sure where buried. Lived there in 1907. FOUND!
Vicksburg:  William Gilmer, Pilot. Buried somewhere in town near river. Killed on CSS Arkansas.
Pension Applications filed in Jackson, Mississippi
Name (Husband)--------------------County------------------------Date of filing-------------------Name of Ship
Daniel, Amanda (Rutherford) 
Daniels, Emantrees (O.F) 
Levins, James 
Lyons, Joseph 
Lyman, Edward B 
Moran, Catherine (Joseph) 
Moran, John B 
Raby, Ada A. (Jacob M)(sp) 
Raby, J. M. (sp) 
Williams, Margaret (Newton)
Gunboat Morgan 
Gunboat Morgan 
Gunboat ? 
Gunboat ? 
Gunboat ? 
Coast Guard 
Coast Guard 
Warship Gains (sp)
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