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Forsyth in Monroe County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead and Hospitals

 
 
Confederate Dead and Hospitals Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Donald D. Daniel, June 25, 2006
1. Confederate Dead and Hospitals Marker
Inscription.  Here sleep "Known but to God," 299 unknown Confederate soldiers and one known. Most of these men, veterans of many hard fought battles, died in the several Confederate hospitals located in this town. Here is also buried a gallant Confederate girl, Honora Sweney, who died while serving as a nurse, in one of the Confederate hospitals. The hospitals located in Forsyth were the Hardee, the Clayton, the Female College and several temporary ones.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 102-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 33° 1.877′ N, 83° 56.161′ W. Marker is in Forsyth, Georgia, in Monroe County. Marker is on Newton Memorial Drive east of South Lee Street (Georgia Route 42), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forsyth GA 31029, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Georgia Militia at Forsyth (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Hospital Camp (approx. ¼ mile away); Monroe County (Ga.) Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Honorable Hugh D. Sosebee (approx. ¼ mile away); James Record Shop (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forsyth.
 
Also see . . .  Monroe County Military Hospitals. (Submitted on June 27, 2006.)
 
Confederate Dead and Hospitals Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
2. Confederate Dead and Hospitals Marker
Confederate Dead and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Donald D. Daniel, June 26, 2006
3. Confederate Dead and Marker
Confederate Dead image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Donald D. Daniel, June 26, 2006
4. Confederate Dead
Located in Forsyth, Georgia city cemetery...
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2006, by Donald D. Daniel of Forsyth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,782 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2006, by Donald D. Daniel of Forsyth, Georgia.   2. submitted on December 20, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3, 4. submitted on June 27, 2006, by Donald D. Daniel of Forsyth, Georgia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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