Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Colonel 8th, Regt.
Confederate States Army
Born Savannah Ga.
September 6th, 1816.
Fell at Manassas
July 21 st, 1861.
Erected by City of Savannah.
Location. 32° 4.021′ N, 81° 5.797′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Whitaker Street and West Gwinnett Street, in the median. Touch for map. Located in Forsyth Park, at the base (north side) of the Confederate Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafayette McLaws (within shouting distance of this marker); Nina Anderson Pape (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forsyth Park (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of Eighth Air Force (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Georgia Volunteer (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Evacuation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warren A. Candler Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnny Mercer (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Regarding Francis Bartow. Bartow was killed at
Also see . . .
1. Francis Stebbins Bartow Biography. by "About North Georgia" (Submitted on June 15, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Brigadier General Francis Stebbings Bartow. Monument to Bartow on the 1st Manassas Battlefield. (Submitted on June 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Bust of Colonel Francis S. Bartow, (sculpture)
Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum :
Control Number: IAS GA000347
Francis S. Bartow (1816-1861). Colonel of the 8th Regiment Georgia volunteers, was killed at the Battle of Manassas on July 21st, 1861. The bust was moved from its original location in Chippewa Square to make room for the Oglethorpe Monument (Feb. 1910). The bust was installed by the Bartow, McLaws Monument Association, a creation of the Confederate Veterans Association of Savannah. IAS files contain related a typed report which provides biographical information on Francis S. Bartow and a history of the creation of the monument to Bartow. For related information see Dorothy H. Stewart's "The Monuments
— Submitted September 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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