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University of Virginia Cemetery

Alderman Road and Cemetery Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903


Final resting place of General Carnot Posey, who was wounded at the Battle of Bristoe Station in October 1863.  He was relocated to the home of friend, Dr. John Staige Davis, in Charlottesville, and died there on November 13, 1863.  He was buried in the Davis family plot in the University of Virginia Cemetery.

Original burial site for Brigadier General Turner Ashby, who later reinterred in Winchester, Virginia.  Ashby had been a general for just ten days when he was mortally wounded.

A number of other Confederate soldiers and veterans are buried in this section of the cemetery, which is separate from the Confederate Cemetery at the University of Virginia