Georgia's Confederate Monuments and Cemeteries
Confederate monuments and markers in cemeteries across Georgia are inscribed with a variety of dedications. Many offer a simple sentiment, such as "Our Confederate Dead, 1861-1865" or "Lest We Forget"; some present a more political statement--"They Fought Not For Conquest, But For Liberty And Their Own Homes"; some have long soliloquies of prose or poetry; and others feature lists of names of individuals or units that served. Georgia's Confederate Monuments and Cemeteries features vintage images of soldiers, sailors, and the many different types of monuments erected throughout the state to honor them. These monuments of stone, marble, granite, and bronze recognize the sacrifice of those who served Georgia in the War Between the States. Various memorial associations and organizations, survivors, and descendants of these men and women built lasting tributes to them, and each has a story to tell.
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4th Georgia April 26 Archives and History Athens Atlanta August Bartow battle flag bronze buried cannonballs cannons Carroll County Chapter of UDC Chapter UDC Chickamauga City Cemetery Clement Evans Cobb Cobb's Legion Confederacy Confederate dead Confederate Memorial Confederate Memorial Day Confederate soldiers Confederate Veterans County Courthouse County monument courthouse grounds courthouse lawn crossed rifles CSS Alabama dedicated on April died Division of Archives Elberton fought front Georgia Division Georgia Infantry Gordon Gordon County granite graves Heard County Hill Cemetery honor Howell Cobb inscribed inscription James Jefferson Davis John July June Lest we forget Macon monument features monument was dedicated monument was erected monument was moved Nunnally obelisk Oconee Hill Cemetery October pair of crossed pedestal Remembering Georgia's Confederates Savannah SCV Camp second lieutenant served shaft sponsored the monument Street UDC Chapter United Daughters unknown Confederate unveiled Vanishing Georgia Collection Walton County wounded young soldier