The Confederate Monument, Loudon Park National Cemetery was installed about 1912, is also known as the Fort McHenry Monument. It marks the burial place of Confederate soldiers who died while imprisoned in Fort McHenry during the Civil War and were re-interred at Loudon Park National Cemetery in 1895. Although 136 Confederates were buried at the cemetery, only 29 were identified and named on the monument. http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/loudonpark.asp
National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database. Find you where your ancestor in the database and information about the battles their units fought. (Photo of cannon at Antietam National Battlefield)
In this vicinity is believed to be the birthplace of Wahunsunacock, better known as Powhatan. A village stood nearby that also bore the name Powhatan. (A historical marker located near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia.
Matthew Henson – Aan African American explorer and associate of Robert Peary during various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition which it was discovered that he was the the first person to reach the geographic North Pole.