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Milner in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Hospital

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By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
1. Confederate Hospital Marker
Inscription. On this side stood one of Milnerís temporary hospitals for Confederate soldiers wounded in the Battles of Atlanta and Jonesboro in 1864. These men were hastily evacuated south on the only railroad from Atlanta still operated by the C.S.A. at that time. Dr. John F. Hunt, local physician, doctors from nearby communities and townspeople fed and cared for the wounded. 108 of these soldiers, from various companies and several southern states, died at Milner and were buried in a cemetery a mile from town on the Liberty Hill Road.
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 085-6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 7.259′ N, 84° 11.752′ W. Marker is in Milner, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker is on Main Street (Old U.S. 41) 0.2 miles north of Liberty Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 179 Main Street, Milner GA 30257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gachet Home (approx. 4.2 miles
Confederate Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
2. Confederate Hospital Marker
away); Federals at Barnesville (approx. 4.4 miles away); First Grain Elevator (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Hospital (approx. 5.1 miles away); Confederate Hospitals (approx. 5.2 miles away); Barnesville Blues (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lamar County (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker points to a small brick cemetery with two graves; these are not related to the marker.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
3. Confederate Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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