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Francis Bartow

 
 
Francis Bartow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2013
1. Francis Bartow Marker
Inscription.
Francis S. Bartow
Colonel 8th, Regt.
Georgia Volunteers
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
Francis Bartow Marker at base of Confederate Monument in Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 2006
2. Francis Bartow Marker at base of Confederate Monument in Savannah
To The Confederate Dead
1861-1865
the First Battle of Bull Run, becoming the first brigade commander in the Confederate States Army to die in combat.

Source: Wikipedia
 
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.) 
 
Additional comments.
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
Francis Bartow at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Francis Bartow at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah
Colonel 8th Regt.
Georgia Volunteers
Confederate States Army
Born Savannah
September 6th 1815
Fell at Manassas,
July 21st 1861.
Erected by the Confederate Associates
Oglethorpe Light Infantry
and Citizens of Savannah
June 3, 1902
and Fountains of Savannah," Savannah: Savannah Park and Tree Department, 1993.
    — Submitted September 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Francis Bartow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 27, 2009
4. Francis Bartow Marker
 
 
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