Magnolia Cemetery

70 Cunnington AVE

Charleston, SC 29405


Phone: (843) 722-8638

City: Charleston

Region: Coastal & Islands

Magnolia Cemetery

The oldest public cemetery in Charleston, founded 1849 on the banks of the Cooper River, is listed on National Register of Historic Places. It is the final resting place for generations of Southern leaders that include governors Thomas Bennett, Langdon Cheves, Horace L. Hunley and Robert Barnwell Rhett. The hundreds of Confederate soldiers buried here include five generals - Micah Jenkins, Arthur Manigault, Roswell Ripley, James Conner and C.H. Stevens.

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