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Newnan in Coweta County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Dead

 
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 19, 2010
1. Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. Here are buried 268 Confederate soldiers, most of whom died of wounds or disease in the several Confederate hospitals located in Newnan. Some were killed in the battle fought south of here, July 30, 1864. Due to the efficiency of the local hospitals, only two are “Unknown.” Most of these men were veterans of many hard fought battles. Every state in the Confederacy is represented in these burials. Also, buried here are two Revolutionary War soldiers, and one from the First World War.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 038-5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 22.949′ N, 84° 47.87′ W. Marker is in Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta County. Marker is on Herring Street 0.1 miles north of Jefferson Street (Georgia Route 34), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Herring Street is a road in the eastern section of Oak Hill Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Newnan GA 30263, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Ellis Gibbs Arnall (approx. half a mile away); Governor William Yates Atkinson
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 19, 2010
2. Confederate Dead Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Coweta County (approx. half a mile away); Col. Joe M. Jackson (approx. half a mile away); Coweta County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); Coweta County World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of General Daniel Newnan (approx. half a mile away); William Thomas Overby (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newnan.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World I
 
Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 19, 2010
3. Confederate Dead Marker
Looking north with Herring Street on the right
Confederate Section in Oak Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 19, 2010
4. Confederate Section in Oak Hill Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,022 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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