Confederate Dead and Hospitals

Confederate Dead and Hospitals (HM276)

Location: Forsyth, GA 31029 Monroe County
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N 33° 1.877', W 83° 56.161'

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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.
HM NumberHM276
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number102-6
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 225777 N 3658586
Decimal Degrees33.03128333, -83.93601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 1.877', W 83° 56.161'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 1' 52.62" N, 83° 56' 9.66" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2200 Newton Memorial Dr, Forsyth GA 31029, US
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