Historical marker placed in Montgomery County Cemetery

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Alabama (WSFA) – Montgomery County unveiled a new historical marker this weekend that honors select veterans of World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War.

The marker was unveiled Sunday at Union Benevolent Cemetery, located on Williams Drive in the community of Flatwood.

The site is the 25th Montgomery County cemetery listed on the Alabama Register of Historic Cemeteries.

These burials mark the journey of entire generations from 1864 to the present day.

Montgomery County District 4 Commissioner Isaiah Sankey said the marker will ensure the historic symbolism of those buried there will never fade.

Union Benevolent Cemetery, located on Williams Drive in the community of Flatwood, includes graves from 1864 to the present day.(Source: Montgomery County Commission)
A historical marker was unveiled Sunday at the Union Benevolent Cemetery in honor of some veterans...
A historical marker was unveiled Sunday at the Union Benevolent Cemetery honoring select veterans of World War I, World War II and Vietnam.(Source: Montgomery County Commission)
A historical marker was unveiled Sunday at the Union Benevolent Cemetery located on Williams Drive...
A historical marker was unveiled Sunday at the Union Benevolent Cemetery located on Williams Drive in the community of Flatwood.(Source: Montgomery County Commission)
The site is the 25th Montgomery County cemetery listed on the Alabama Register of Historic Cemeteries.
The site is the 25th Montgomery County cemetery listed on the Alabama Register of Historic Cemeteries.(Source: Montgomery County Commission)
The site is the 25th Montgomery County cemetery listed on the Alabama Register of Historic Cemeteries.
The site is the 25th Montgomery County cemetery listed on the Alabama Register of Historic Cemeteries.(Source: Montgomery County Commission)

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