Hollywood Cemetery with Pete Skillman: Davis, Seddon, and Anderson
September 11, 2011
Jefferson Davis was President of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865. He is buried in Hollywood Cemetery. This view was taken circa the 1860s.
Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, is the home of many notable Confederate internments with a connection to Gettysburg. Gettysburg Daily reader Pete Skillman traveled to the cemetery and provided the content for this series.
Pete Skillman works in the IT department of a school system in Maryland. In his free time, he loves to read and discuss U.S. history. He became interested in Gettysburg when he visited a few times with his family as a child, and spent several hours searching out flank markers with his dad. Pete loves spending time with family and friends in Gettysburg whenever he can. He lives in Catonsville, MD with his wife, Ruth and his dog, Charlie.