Historic Markers Across Georgia



Confederate Hospital



Marker ID: GHM 085-4
Location: Atlanta Street at the old RR Depot, Barnesville
County: Lamar
Coordinates: N 33° 3.283    W 084° 9.356
  33.05472459    -84.15593541
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3EY8
Confederate Hospital Marker
Photo by Atlanta Highland Bagpiper



Text:

During the War Between the States, 1861-1865, 155 Confederate soldiers, wounded in the Battle of Atlanta and evacuated, died in several improvised hospitals in Barnesville. This marks the site of the main hospital. A marble headstone marks each soldier´s grave in Greenwood Cemetery near here. Two Federal troopers are buried with the Confederates and each Memorial Day receive the same tribute. Among States represented are Alabama, Georgia, Arkansas, Connecticut, Kentucky, North Carolina, Mississippi, Texas, Louisiana, Tennessee.

GHM 085-4 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955



 

 

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