Barnesville in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
“Old Gray Bonnet”
This memorial is dedicated to all who served with the Barnesville Blues. This company served actively as a part of Georgia’s National Guard in four wars. They fought numerous long, hard, and decisive battles, for which they received many distinguished awards for themselves and their company. For their courage, bravery, and devotion as true and loyal Americans, we respectfully place this monument in memory of them for their faithful service to all and our country.
Erected 1988 by Barnesville Blues Association.
Location. 33° 3.157′ N, 84° 9.368′ W. Marker is in Barnesville, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker is on Thomaston Street (Georgia Route 36) 0.1 miles north of Holmes Street, on the right when traveling north. The monument is on the lawn of the Lamar County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 326 Thomaston Street, Barnesville GA 30204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lamar County (here, next to this marker); Confederate Hospitals (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Hospital (about 800 feet away); Roosevelt’s Barnesville Speech (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gordon Military College (approx. half a mile away); A&M - G.I.C. (approx. half a mile away); Federals at Barnesville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, World I • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,469 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.