Confederate Dead

Confederate Dead (HM6R9)

Location: LaGrange, GA 30240 Troup County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 1.783', W 85° 1.942'

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About 300 Confederate soldiers are buried here, most of whom died of wounds or disease in the several Confederate hospitals located in LaGrange. Most of these men served in the Confederate Army of Tennessee and participated in many bloody engagements. The hospitals here were the St. Marys, Oliver, Cannon, Law, and some temporary ones. The "Nancy Harts," a militia organization of gallant Confederate women, assisted in nursing the sick and wounded, as did other patriotic men and women of this vicinity.
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HM NumberHM6R9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number141-12
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 10:21pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 683761 N 3656301
Decimal Degrees33.02971667, -85.03236667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 1.783', W 85° 1.942'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 1' 46.98" N, 85° 1' 56.52" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 109 W Mulberry St, LaGrange GA 30240, US
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