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

Amos T. Akerman

 
 
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By David Seibert, October 17, 2012
1. Amos T. Akerman Marker
Inscription. Lawyer, U.S. Attorney for District of Georgia, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1870-71. Born Portsmouth, N.H., February 23, 1821; died in Cartersville, Georgia, December 21, 1880; buried Oak Hill Cemetery. Served as Confederate soldier in Georgia State Guard, 1864. As U.S. Attorney General in cabinet of President Ulysses S. Grant, organized Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted first civil rights violation case. His residence and law office was on this property.
 
Erected 2012 by Etowah Valley Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 9.597′ N, 84° 47.583′ W. Marker is in Cartersville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on South Tennessee Street (Georgia Route 293) 0 miles north of Brook Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Friendship Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tribute on Monument / 38 Names on Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Private First Class Jerry Wayne Gentry (approx. 0.4 miles away); God Bless America (approx. 0.4 miles away);
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By David Seibert, October 17, 2012
2. Amos T. Akerman Marker
Bartow County (approx. half a mile away); Old Bartow County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Home of Sam P Jones (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Sam Jones' Tabernacle (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
 
Regarding Amos T. Akerman. The New Georgia Encyclopedia has a biography of Akerson at http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-660
 
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By David Seibert, October 17, 2012
3. Amos T. Akerman Marker
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4. Amos T. Akerman
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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