Civil War Generals Buried at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

As the Civil war raged on the southern and northern fronts, Cincinnatians felt that Spring Grove would make the perfect final resting place for its Ohioan casualties. The US Sanitary Commission met with Spring Grove's Trustees to request a donation of a 100-foot diameter circular lot with a 300 grave capacity. Spring Grove obliged and it filled quickly. Two more areas were then purchased. Today, there are three burial sites consisting of concentric rows of 333 burials (totaling 999) marked by small marble squares set into the turf. Both Confederate and Union soldiers - from 9 different states - are buried here, plus 28 unknown soldiers. An officer's body lies at the center of each mound as if commanding the army of the dead. There are 41 Civil War Generals interred throughout Spring Grove.

Click here for a full list of Civil War Generals buried at Spring Grove Cemetery

Obituaries

Sharon Ann Bein, 69
Born: Wednesday, October 04, 1950
Died: Monday, November 18, 2019

Patricia "Patsy" Rhymer, 84
Born: Wednesday, November 13, 1935
Died: Monday, November 18, 2019

Helsie Irene Suggs Patrick, 102
Born: Sunday, September 02, 1917
Died: Sunday, November 17, 2019

Betty Eflein, 90
Born: Saturday, November 17, 1928
Died: Saturday, November 16, 2019

Anna Mae "Baby Doll" Walker, 89
Born: Tuesday, December 17, 1929
Died: Saturday, November 16, 2019

Upcoming Events

Nov 21 - Dec 13Spring Grove's 5th Annual Giving Tree
Nov 26Grief to Peace / Tri County
Dec 01Spring Grove Holiday Concert
Dec 05 - Dec 05Holiday Remembrance Service / Spring Grove
Dec 05 - Dec 05Holiday Remembrance Service / Tri County
Dec 12 - Dec 12Thompson Hall & Jordan Holiday Remembrance Service
Dec 17 - Dec 17Grief to Peace / Combined Session