Zion Union



Bennett Avenue



Partial Survey


Contributed by

David Burnette



First established in 1876 by colored Union veterans of the

Civil War.  This cemetery holds the largest number of

colored troops from the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Infantry,

made famous by the movie "Glory", than any other private

cemetery.  It has been designated as a historic landmark.



of additional persons

interred here




Thomas CUFF     1862-1934, with wife Amanda E. CUFF 1888-1969,






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