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Lawrenceville in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Memorial to the Fallen of 1836

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2015
1. Memorial to the Fallen of 1836
Inscription.
In memory of
Gwinnett Company of Mounted
Volunteers, under the command
of Capt. Hammond Garmany who
were slain by Creek Indians
9 June 1836 in a Battle at
Shepherd's Plantation in
Stewart County:

Ens. Isaac Lacy
Sgt. James E. Martin
Pvt. William M. Sims
Pvt. John A. V. Tate
Pvt. Robert T. Holland
Pvt. James H. Holland
Pvt. Henry W. Paden
Pvt. James Allen

Their remains rest beneath
this monument.

In memory of
Capt. James C. Winn
and
Sgt. Anthony Bates
of Lawrenceville
who served in Fannin's Company
of Texas Volunteers
Texas-Mexican War
Taken prisoners, then shot
27 March 1838
Goliad, Texas

Erected by
Henry Fitzsimmons
using
Longswamp Cherokee Marble
1840

 
Erected 1840.
 
Location. 33° 57.417′ N, 83° 59.355′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Perry Street (Georgia Route 20) and West Pike Street (U.S. 29), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. The memorial is on the western grounds of the Gwinnett Historic
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2015
2. Memorial to the Fallen of 1836
Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceville GA 30046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Tribute to Ezzard Charles (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia (a few steps from this marker); Watering Trough 1873 (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrard’s Cavalry Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Button Gwinnett (within shouting distance of this marker); Gwinnett County (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Bill Arp (within shouting distance of this marker); The Home of Major William E. Simmons (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceville.
 
Regarding Memorial to the Fallen of 1836. Unfortunately the monument is in error, with the Goliad massacre occurring in 1836 and not 1838. Potentially the date was incorrectly copied from an earlier version of the monument.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas IndependenceWars, US Indian
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2015
3. Memorial to the Fallen of 1836
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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