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Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Unknown Confederate Dead

 
 
Unknown Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Unknown Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. Here sleep, known but to God, 250 Confederate and two Federal soldiers, most of whom died of wounds, disease and sickness in the Confederate hospitals located here - 1862-1864.

These men were wounded in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and in the Dalton-Kingston Campaign.

Surgeon B.W. Avent was in charge of these hospitals. Hospitals were moved to Atlanta in May of 1864 to avoid capture by Federals. These hospitals later used by the Federals.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-40.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 13.847′ N, 84° 56.793′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Johnson Street 0 miles east of Cemetery Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located behind the church, at the entrance to the Howard Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (approx. 0.3 miles
Unknown Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
2. Unknown Confederate Dead Marker
(yellow arrow)
away); Sherman’s March to the Sea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kingston Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 0.4 miles away); Surrender of Confederate Troops (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rome Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Memorial Day (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Monument to Confederate Dead in Kington Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
3. Monument to Confederate Dead in Kington Cemetery
Confederate Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
4. Confederate Memorial
Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
5. Confederate Memorial Marker
Erected
by
Ladies Memorial
Association
1874
In memory of the
250
Confederate Soldiers
Buried Here
Other Confederate Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
6. Other Confederate Memorial Marker
Repaired in 1937 by SCS Camp GA 13
Cartersville, GA in cooperation with
Congressman M.C. Tarver, Bartow, Co.
and Kingston citizens
Unknown US Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
7. Unknown US Soldiers
Kingston Memorial to Our Confederate Veterans image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
8. Kingston Memorial to Our Confederate Veterans
C.W. Chaffin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 11, 2008
9. C.W. Chaffin Marker
Co. C 9 GA INF CSA
 
 
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