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Greensboro in Greene County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Unknown Confederate Dead

 
 
Unknown Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 17, 2005
1. Unknown Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. Forty ~ five unknown Confederate soldiers, “known but to God,” are buried in this cemetery. These men died of wounds or disease in the Confederate hospitals in Greensboro, 1863 ~ 1865. These hospitals were the Dawson, Bell, Polk, Court House, College and Factory. Federal troops who occupied this town for several hours on Sunday, November 20, 1864, did not molest the hospitals though they foraged the countryside and burned a number of homes, mills and business establishments.
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 066-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 34.908′ N, 83° 10.83′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Georgia, in Greene County. Marker is on Memorial Circle 0 miles west of North East Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro GA 30642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Greene County "Gaol" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sheriff L. L. Wyatt (approx. 0.4 miles away); William C. Dawson (approx. 0.4
Unknown Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 19, 2009
2. Unknown Confederate Dead Marker
miles away); First Commissioner of Agriculture (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greene County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bishop George Foster Pierce (approx. half a mile away); The Burning of Greensborough (approx. half a mile away); Historic Springfield Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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