Alexander Blanton Family Cemetery
Notes:Located in a pasture, 50 yd. west of the dead end of Lynch Rd. (Route 704) near White Plains. There are several graves, but no engraved stones.
Latitude:36º 37' 24.8" N   (36.623556)
Longitude:77º 56' 51.7" W   (-77.947694)
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Pvt. Alexander Blanton1819 —4 Feb 1895CO G
21 VA INF
CSA
See CWS f BCV, p. 67. Notes: This is a government-issued military stone, erected in April 2007 by members of The Old Brunswick Camp #512 - Sons of Confederate Veterans.


 
From the Old Brunswick Camp Newsletter:
On Sunday, April 29th, 2007, The Old Brunswick Camp conducted a headstone dedication for Pvt. Alexander Blanton in White Plains, VA. The dedication was a huge success with approximately 100 people in attendance.
Many of our very own OBC “uniformed” members turned out to assist as infantrymen, (to fire a salute) and as color guard. We sincerely thank them all!!!
We were also blessed to have the artillery unit from our sister camp, the Armistead-Hill-Goode Camp # 749 from Chase City, VA, and we sincerely thank Jimmie Neal Cox and Jr. Knipe for their addition of the big gun!!!
The service was also made very special by the inclusion of Mrs. Ellen Waters, President of the Armistead-Goode Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, to read the UDC's dedication of the stone and we thank her for her presence.
The OBC provided lemonade, water and cookies as refreshments after the service and a great time of socializing was had by all who attended.
 

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