Simplicity; Dignity; Un-worldliness- these are the requirements of a true monument.
Union Cemetery is in itself a worthy monument, a memorial, created to endure.

Notable Burials

Union Cemetery is also the final resting place of a handful of Revolutionary War soldiers and numerous Civil War soldiers.

Colonel George W. McCook

Colonel George W. McCook

A lawyer, politician, and soldier from Ohio. He was the Ohio Attorney General and an officer in the Union Army during the Civil War. He is a member of the Fighting McCooks.

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Bazaleel Wells

Bazaleel Wells

Co-founder of Steubenville. He was a surveyor in the late 1700s. He was given the choice of payment in gold or land, and chose land along the Ohio River.

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Eliphalet Andrews

Eliphalet Andrews

Sculptor and artist known for his paintings of Thomas Jefferson, Martha Washington, and James Madison all of which are hanging in The Whitehouse.

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Moses Fleetwood Walker

Moses Fleetwood Walker

First African-American to play Major League Baseball. He played for the Toledo Blue Stockings of the American Association in 1884.

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The Wilson Plot

In this plot lie James and Anna Wilson, Grandparents of President Woodrow Wilson.

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