Historic Markers Across Georgia



Confederate Dead and Hospitals



Marker ID: GHM 102-6
Location: Cemetery off Newton Memorial Rd & S. Lee St, Forsyth
County: Monroe
Coordinates: N 33° 1.886    W 083° 56.163
  33.03142833    -83.93604396
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6XEB
Confederate Dead and Hospitals Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

Here sleep ´Known but to God,´ 299 unknown Confederate soldiers and one known. Most of these men, veterans of many hard fought battles, died in the several Confederate hospitals located in this town. Here is also buried a gallant Confederate girl, Honora Sweney, who died while serving as a nurse in one of the Confederate hospitals. The hospitals located in Forsyth were the Hardee, the Clayton, the Female College and several temporary ones.

GHM 102-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956




Confederate Dead and Hospitals
Photo by Ken Moser



 

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