During the search for the descendants of Moses Walker, I discovered my great great grandfather died during the Civil War and told the story to my cousin Earl (Bro) Walker.  Later Bro and his wife Rosalee decided to travel to the place of Bro's great grandfathers demise.   Here is the story in their own words......

Searching for Grandpa

Last Wednesday 9/9/98, Rosalie and I took off for Lookout Point, Maryland to see where my great-grandfather was buried. I just had to verify what you had written me and you were totally correct. We found the cemetery about a mile from Lookout Point alongside of the road. The parking was large enough for about four or five cars with an area of about 100 by 60 feet enclosed with an iron fence and gate. A fairly tall monument (approximately 80 feet high) contained plaques on all four sides. The plaques bore the names of the men who died there. It read:

Erected by the United States to mark the burial place of Confederate soldiers and sailors who died at Point Lookout, Maryland while prisoners of war and there buried to the number of 3384 but whose remains were subsequently removed either ot their respective homes or to this cemetery where the individual graves cannot now be identified. 

At the base of the monument my great-grandfather is listed along with others as follows:

Walker, Robt. Co.I Regt. 45 N.C.

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Before the war, Robert married Piety Davis in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.  The had three children: Jefferson (who lived most of his life in Nottoway County, Virginia), Thomas Tinsley Walker and Eliza Walker (who lived in Pittsylvania County, Virginia).

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