Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Unknown Confederate Dead
These men were wounded in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and in the Dalton-Kingston Campaign.
Surgeon B.W. Avent was in charge of these hospitals. Hospitals were moved to Atlanta in May of 1864 to avoid capture by Federals. These hospitals later used by the Federals.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-40.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 13.847′ N, 84° 56.793′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Johnson Street 0 miles east of Cemetery Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located behind the church, at the entrance to the Howard Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (approx. 0.3 miles Sherman’s March to the Sea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kingston Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 0.4 miles away); Surrender of Confederate Troops (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nellie Margaret Harris Applin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rome Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
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