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Danville Cemetery
Shepherd (or Shepard) Hill Cemetery
Montgomery County, Texas

Located northwest of present-day Willis. It is not known exactly when the cemetery was started, but the earliest marked burial is 1850. There was a church on the original 3-acre tract, deeded in 1846 to the Methodist Episcopal church trustees by Joseph Lindley who was the original Headright owner. The cemetery is approximately 1 mile west of the Sheperd Hill Road Exit on I-45. GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 30.4814, Longitude: -95.5133. At this time there are 5 Confederate Veterans known to be buried here, plus a memorial marker to Peter Belles Irvine, who was killed on January 11, 1863 during the Battle of Arkansas Post.
Confederate Veterans That Rest Here

Veteran's Name Born Died Rank Co. Unit State Function
Hall, James H. 07/17/1824 03/15/1905 Pvt G 20th Texas Infantry
Lindley, James 03/13/1831 10/18/1895 Pvt B 24th Texas Cavalry
Reding, John B 03/05/1817 10/27/1877 3rd Cpl - 17TX Texas Militia
Richards, Augustus 10/02/1816 11/18/1913 Major - 17TX Texas Militia
Westmoreland, Joseph M. 1827 1904 2nd Lt B 17TX Texas Militia


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