Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Among those buried here are seven Confederate Generals (Alexander, Bryan, Girardy, Jackson, Smith, Stovall and Wright); poets Paul Hamilton Hayne, James Ryder Randall and Richard Henry Wilde; Augusta mayors George W. Evans and William White Holt; Georgia legislators John Shelton Davidson and Gen. Thomas Glascock; Revolutionary hero John Martin and heroine Susannah MacMurphy; author Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas; and educator Julia Anna Flisch.
Those within many walks of life, religions and nationalities are here. Headstone symbols include circles, columns, doves, eagles, hourglasses, ivy, roses, torches and the weeping willow.
Some designated sections are those for Confederate, Federal Civil War, Greek, Jewish, charity, churches and orphans.
Erected 2004 by Reverend Pierre Robert Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII C.
Location. 33° 27.851′ N, 81° 57.455′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on 3rd Street Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. De L Aigle Brick Yards (within shouting distance of this marker); De L Aigle Brick Yard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thankful Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Troop K Georgia Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bicentennial Augusta, Ga (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 0.4 miles away); Georgia’s First School of Medicine (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. James United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . . Magnolia Cemetery - Augusta,. Although it was not officially designated as a cemetery until 1818, the oldest marked grave at Magnolia is that of J. Hartford Montgomery who died on December 24, 1800. It likely was used even before then. Among the more unique landmarks of Magnolia Cemetery is the grave of John Martin, a soldier of the American Revolution who died on February 14, 1843, at the age of 105. Not only did he serve in the Revolution, but Martin also fought in the French and Indian War, in which he received a tomahawk blow to the head from a Cherokee warrior. (Submitted on January 21, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Additional keywords. Cemetery, Confederate
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2008, by Jonathan Newell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,815 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on March 26, 2008, by Jonathan Newell of Taylors, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on June 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 4. submitted on November 18, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5. submitted on August 5, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on June 6, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 13, 14, 15, 16. submitted on September 22, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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