West Point Monument at West Point Cemetery

  • 238 Princess Anne Road
  • Norfolk, VA 23510
  • P: 757-441-2653

Located at 238 E. Princess Anne Road (in Elmwood Cemetery, near the Virginia Zoological Park), The West Point Monument is one of only a few African-American Civil War Memorials located in the South. The cornerstone of the monument was set on Decoration Day, May 30, 1909, and was completed in 1920. The Civil War soldier depicted on the monument is Norfolk native Sergeant William H. Carney of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment.