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Tybee Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Immortal Six Hundred

 
 
Immortal Six Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
1. Immortal Six Hundred Marker
Inscription.  
Confederate States of America
Immortal Six Hundred
Brave on the field of battle
with steadfast loyality to country and comrades.
They placed honour above life itself.

The “13” who died and are buried here . . . crossed over on
Lt. Iverson L. Burney       49 GA Inf.       12 Nov. 1864
Lt. George B. Fitzgerald       12 VA Cav.       13 Nov. 1864
Lt. Christopher C. Lane       3 NC Inf.       8 Dec. 1864
Lt. John M. Burgin       22 NC Inf.       28 Jan. 1865
Lt. Russell W. Legg       50 VA Inf.       7 Feb. 1865
Capt. Moses J. Bradford       10 MO Inf.       14 Feb. 1865
Capt. Alexander M. King       50 VA Inf.       16 Feb. 1865
Lt. Eli A. Rosenbalm       37 VA Inf.       17 Feb. 1865
Lt. Thomas J. Goodloe       44 TN Inf.       27 Feb. 1865
Capt. Ozni R. Brumley       20 NC Inf.       4 Mar. 1865
Lt. C. Byrd Eastham       10 VA Inf.       6 Mar. 1865
Lt. Jonathan T. Ganaway       50 VA Inf.       10 Mar. 1865
Capt. John H. Tolbert       5 FL Inf.       14 Mar. 1865

Lest We Forget

( Back of Monument : )

Within the cemetery lie the
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remains of thirteen
Confederate Officers who were prisoners of war
confined at Fort Pulaski 1864-1865. These men
were numbered in the immortal six hundred who
were veterans of the Confederate States of America.

Joshua 4:1 – 7

Georgia Division
Sons of Confederate Veterans
October 27, 2012

 
Erected 2012 by Sons of Confederate Veterans - Georgia Division.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1862.
 
Location. 32° 1.649′ N, 80° 53.503′ W. Marker is on Tybee Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Fort Pulaski Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at Fort Pulaski National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burial Sites of Immortal 600 (a few steps from this marker); Final Resting Place (within shouting distance of this marker); The Demilune (within shouting distance of this marker); Guarding the Door (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Ahead!
The Monument's reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
2. The Monument's reverse
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sheltering Crown (about 300 feet away); John Wesley (about 300 feet away); Cockspur Island Lighthouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tybee Island.
 
More about this marker. The seal of the Confederate States of America appears at the top of the back of the monument.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Pulaski National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Immortal Six Hundred Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
3. Immortal Six Hundred Marker
Marker at Fort Pulaski image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
4. Marker at Fort Pulaski
Marker is located in a cemetery near Fort Pulaski, seen in the background.
Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
5. Grave Marker
Charles Howard
Infant Son of
Lt. Charles &
Marion
Sellmer

Born
April 24th 1872
Died
June 15th 1872
Marker in Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 5, 2013
6. Marker in Cemetery
In memory of
Robt. Rowan
of No. Carolina
Lieut. in 1st Regim.
of Artil. & Engi’rs
of the U. States Troops
who died
March 3d 1800
Aged 25 Years
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 17, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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