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LaGrange in Troup County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead

 
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Wood, April 4, 2006
1. Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. About 300 Confederate soldiers are buried here, most of whom died of wounds or disease in the several Confederate hospitals located in LaGrange. Most of these men served in the Confederate Army of Tennessee and participated in many bloody engagements. The hospitals here were the St. Marys, Oliver, Cannon, Law, and some temporary ones. The "Nancy Harts," a militia organization of gallant Confederate women, assisted in nursing the sick and wounded, as did other patriotic men and women of this vicinity.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 141-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 1.783′ N, 85° 1.942′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is on West Mulberry Street east of Douglas Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. In front of the cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Mulberry Street, Lagrange GA 30240, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horace King 1807-1885 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mulberry Street Cemeteries (within shouting distance of this
Confederate Dead marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 29, 2017
2. Confederate Dead marker
The marker is to the far right in this view near the entrance to Mulberry Street Cemeteries. The marker on the left is "Horace King 1807-1885."
marker); Lynching in America / Raising a Voice Against Racial Violence (approx. 0.6 miles away); Troup County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lafayette (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Nancy Harts (approx. 0.7 miles away); George Michael Troup (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Also see . . .  Female Company Defends Town from Raiders. (Submitted on August 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Nearby Confederate Cemetery with about 300 graves. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 29, 2017
3. Nearby Confederate Cemetery with about 300 graves.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2008, by Dianne Wood of Newnan, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,308 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Dianne Wood of Newnan, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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