Tour Stop

Entrance to Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri

Directions: The entrance to Bellefontaine Cemetery [ Waypoint = N38 41.443 W90 14.118 ] is located at 4947 West Florissant Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri 63115.

Description: This tour will focus on four grave sites of interest concerning St. Louis and the Civil War. There are many grave sites of interest concerning the American Civil War in The Bellafontaine Cemetery. Be sure to stop in at the visitor center near the entrance to pick up a couple of the maps of the cemetery. One map is specific to the Civil War and the other map shows historically significant sites of a more general nature. For additional Civil War graves of interest in Bellefontaine Cemetery, consult William C. Winter's Civil War in St. Louis listed in the Tour's References.

The roads in the cemetery are not always well marked. Try to pay attention to the road names as you try to locate the grave markers.

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