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Rabun Gap in Rabun County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A·

 
 
Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2016
1. Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· Marker
Inscription.
Erected in 1932 by the
Georgia Division
of the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
to the memory of
Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A·
8th·GA·Regiment
Born in Savannah, GA·Sept·6, 1816
and killed in the
First Battle of the Manassas
July 21, 1861

 
Erected 1932 by Georgia Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 34° 57.493′ N, 83° 23.216′ W. Marker is in Rabun Gap, Georgia, in Rabun County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 441 and Kelly's Creek Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 441. Touch for map. Located at a former entrance to the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 339 Nacoochee Drive, Rabun Gap GA 30568, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rabun Gap – Nacoochee School (approx. 0.4 miles away); York House Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cherokee Defeat (approx. 4.1 miles away in North Carolina); The Rabun County Courthouse
Francis Stebbins Bartow image. Click for full size.
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2. Francis Stebbins Bartow
circa 1861
(approx. 5.6 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Rabun County War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Rabun County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Robert H. “Bob” Vickers 1908 - 1984 (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rabun Gap.
 
Regarding Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A·. Brigadier General Francis S. Bartow was the first brigade commander of the Confederate States Army to die in combat.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on Francis S. Bartow. (Submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. About North Georgia article on Francis Stebbins Bartow. (Submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Brig Gen Francis S. Bartow C.S.A. Marker at former Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2016
3. Brig Gen Francis S. Bartow C.S.A. Marker at former Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School entrance.
Marker with Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 18, 2016
4. Marker with Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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