Historic Markers Across Georgia



Killed on this Spot: May 10, 1865



Marker ID:  
Location: on hiking trail in Jefferson Davis Memorial Park near Irwinville
County: Irwin
Coordinates: N 31° 39.943    W 083° 23.194
  31.66571666    -83.38656666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMAG67
Killed on this Spot: May 10, 1865 Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

Killed on this spot
May 10, 1865

John Rupert, Companyc, 4th Michigan Cavalry, Federal Army.
Drafted at age of 21 at Richmond, Macomb County, Michigan.
Buried at Abbeyville, Georgia, remains removed to National Cemetery,
Andersonville, Georgia, grave no. 13,697.
They died bravely in line of duty, mistakenly shot by friendly
Wisconsin cavalrymen.

Marker is unattributed and undated




Killed on this Spot: May 10, 1865
Photo by Ken Moser



 

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