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Near Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead

 
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. In this cemetery are buried about 300 unknown Confederate soldiers who died of wounds or disease in the several Confederate hospitals located in Cassville. These hospitals operated from late 1861 until May 18, 1864, then moved south out of the path of the invading Federal forces. In May 1899, the Cassville Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, to honor these unknown soldiers, placed headstones at each of their graves.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-39B.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 15.067′ N, 84° 50.764′ W. Marker is near Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Cassville-White Road and Shinall Gaines Road NW, on the right when traveling east on Cassville-White Road. Touch for map. The Marker is located at the entrance to the Cassville Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial Cassville Cemetery
Confederate Dead Marker and the Cassville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Confederate Dead Marker and the Cassville Cemetery
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Cassville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town Of Cassville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site - Cassville Female College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Noble Hill Rosenwald School (approx. mile away); Confederate Line (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cassville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,535 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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