Historic Markers Across Georgia



Unknown Confederate Dead



Marker ID: GHM 008-40A
Location: Cemetery in Kingston, GA
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 13.847    W 084° 56.793
  34.230783    -84.94655
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2BKD
Unknown Confederate Dead  Marker  



Text:

Here sleep, known but to God, 250 Confederate and two Federal soldiers, most of whom died of wounds, disease and sickness in the Confederate hospitals located here -- 1862-1864.

These men were wounded in the battles of Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and in the Dalton-Kingston Campaign.

Surgeon B.W. Avent was in charge of these hospitals. Hospitals were moved to Atlanta in May of 1864 to avoid capture by Federals. These hospitals later used by the Federals.

GHM 008-33 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 
Notes:

There is a very nice memorial in this cemetery and the graves are well kept up.

 

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