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Texas State Cemetery

909 Navasota Street, Austin, TX 78702, USA

The Texas State Cemetery was established in 1851 with the burial of Edward Burleson. The southeast section of the cemetery has historically been referred to as the Confederate Fields. More than 2, 200 Confederate veterans and their wives are buried here, including Gen. Albert Sydney Johnston. The general's metal Gothic-style tomb and white marble recumbent statue were designed and carved by noted sculptor Elisabet Ney in 1902. Along with Johnston, other Civil War notables buried in the cemetery are Brig. Gens. William Polk Hardeman, Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson, Ben McCulloch, William Read Scurry, and Maj. Gen. John Austin Wharton.

 

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Directions

From I-35 south use exit 234B of from the north, use exit 234C, turn onto 7th Street, and proceed east for 5 blocks. (Brown directional signs are posted on 7th Street.) Turn left on Navasota Street and drive 2/3 of a block to the Texas State Cemetery Visitors Center at 909 Navasota Street.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, handicapped access, Internet access to biographies, photos, and Confederate records; visitor center; library.

Regular Events

None.

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Admission Fee

Free

Hours

Grounds, Daily: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.; visitor center, Monday-Friday: 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Phone

512-463-0605

Website

http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us »

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