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Fort Valley in Peach County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead

 
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
1. Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. Here rest -- known but to God -- more than 20 Confederate soldiers, most of whom died in the Confederate hospitals located in Fort Valley in 1864-1865. Some of these men were killed in the wreck of a troop train, three miles north of the city, while enroute to rejoin the Confederate Army of Tennessee. Located here were the Buckner and Gamble Hospitals and several temporary ones. Patriotic men and women of this vicinity assisted in the care of the sick and wounded.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 111-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 32.761′ N, 83° 54.095′ W. Marker is in Fort Valley, Georgia, in Peach County. Marker is on South Camellia Boulevard (Georgia Route 49) near Hartley Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is in the Confederate Cemetery section of Oaklawn Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Valley GA 31030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Peach County (approx. one mile away); James A. Everett
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
2. Confederate Dead Marker
(approx. one mile away); Home of Samuel Henry Rumph (approx. 6.7 miles away); Gen. John B. Gordon (approx. 9.9 miles away); Governor John Houston (approx. 11˝ miles away); Perry Methodist Church (approx. 11.6 miles away); Perry United Methodist Church (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Valley.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
3. Confederate Dead Marker
Confederate Dead Marker and Confederate Graves image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
4. Confederate Dead Marker and Confederate Graves
Confederate Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 15, 2012
5. Confederate Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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