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Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Georgia

 
 
Georgia Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
1. Georgia Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
Erected A.D. 1894
by the people of Georgia
to 290 of her sons who
lie in this cemetery.

(Right Side):
"The brave die never being deathless. They but change their country's arms for more - their country's heart."

(Back):
When duty called the came
When country called they died.

(Left Side):
Go, stranger, and tell it
in Georgia, that we died here
in obedience to her laws.
1861 - 1865.

 
Erected 1894 by State of Georgia.
 
Location. 39° 10.998′ N, 78° 9.45′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Confederate Cemetery Drive and Quarles Drive, on the right when traveling north on Confederate Cemetery Drive. Touch for map. Located in the Stonewall Cemetery (Confederate section) of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery. Entrance to the Cemetery is at the intersection of Boscawen Street and East Lane. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 East Boscawen Street, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker);
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
2. Front Inscription
Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Georgia Section of the Stonewall Confederate Cemetery. Stonewall Cemetery is the resting place of 291 of Georgia's Confederate soldiers. (Submitted on January 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
3. Right Side Inscription
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
4. Back Inscription
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
5. Left Side Inscription
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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