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Madison in Morgan County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead

 
 
Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, June 6, 2009
1. Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. Here are buried 51 unknown and one known Confederate soldier and one Negro hospital attendant. These men died of wounds or disease in the Confederate hospitals located nearby, the Stout, Blackie, Asylum, Turnbull, and some temporary ones. These hospitals operated from late 1862 to early 1865. Gallant Confederate women of this vicinity helped care for the sick and wounded men. The Federal raid here on November 18, 1864 did not molest the hospitals.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 104-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 35.814′ N, 83° 28.386′ W. Marker is in Madison, Georgia, in Morgan County. Marker is on West Central Avenue 0.2 miles north of Academy Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. West Central Avenue becomes the main road through the Madison Cemetery; the marker, and Confederate Cemetery section, are located just over the railroad tracks in the north section of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Madison GA 30650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Segregated Burial Grounds (within shouting distance of this
Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, June 6, 2009
2. Confederate Dead Marker
marker); The Town Spring (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madison Historic Cemeteries (about 800 feet away); Industrial Corridor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reconstruction Property Rights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vernacular Construction (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Town Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedom of Assembly (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, June 6, 2009
3. Confederate Dead Marker
The stone in the front explains that the graves were marked in 1978 by the James W. Longstreet Camp 1289, Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Morgan County Chapter #573, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, June 6, 2009
4. Confederate Dead Marker
The railroad tracks separating the cemetery can be seen in the rear.
Confederate Dead Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, June 6, 2009
5. Confederate Dead Marker
An almost complete view of the cemetery, with the marker (to the left) and flagpole with the Battle Flag of the Confederacy.
 
 
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