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Near Resaca in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Miss Mary Green

 
 
Miss Mary Green Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 14, 2008
1. Miss Mary Green Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet is dedicated by the Atlanta Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy to the memory of Miss Mary Green, who established this Resaca Cemetery –- the first in this state -- for our Confederate soldiers.

Made by the Georgia School of Technology – W.P.A.
 
Erected by United Daughters of the Confedereacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWomen. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists.
 
Location. 34° 36.317′ N, 84° 56.633′ W. Marker is near Resaca, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker is on Confederate Cemetery Road, 0.4 miles east of Battlefield Parkway (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east. The plaque is mounted to the right leg of the arch at the entrance to the Confederate Cemetery at Resaca. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Resaca GA 30735, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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within walking distance of this marker. Mary Jane Green (a few steps from this marker); Mary J. Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery Resaca (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Resaca (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Resaca Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); 123rd New York Infantry (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Resaca (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Resaca.
 
Regarding Miss Mary Green. The Georgia School of Technology, which cast the marker, became the Georgia Institute of Technology -- Georgia Tech -- in 1948.
 
Miss Mary Green Marker (cleaned) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 11, 2021
2. Miss Mary Green Marker (cleaned)
Miss Mary Green Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 14, 2008
3. Miss Mary Green Marker
The arch at the entrance to the Confederate Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,518 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 10, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on April 13, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on January 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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