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Alexander Stephens ClayCitizen, lawyer, statesman,Born on a Cobb County farmSept. 25, 1853; Died a member of theUnited States SenateNov. 13, 1910. His life was largely given to the service of his people - as Councilman of his home city. Representa…
Civil War DeadAn estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops. This p…
Marietta National CemeteryAtlanta CampaignDuring the Civil War, the fight for Atlanta began in early May 1864 in north Georgia. It ended when Union troops marched into the state capital on September 2. Over four months, Union and Confederate armie…
This stone marks the Hightower Indian Trail used by the Cherokees and by trading parties of other tribes (On the base) 1931 100th Anniversary
Cherokee Indians And Muster and Drill Ground Georgia Militia For Gritter District
Circa 1845
Front: To our Confederate Dead. Erected and dedicated by Kennesaw Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, Marietta, Georgia. 1908. Right: To the 3000 soldiers in this cemetery, from every Southern state, who fell on Geor…
(front) Wisconsin Dedicated to the memory of Wisconsin Soldiers who gave their lives in defense of the Union in 1861 - 1865 Four hundred and five belonging to the following regiments are buried here 1st Cavalry 5th Battery Light…
This bend in the Confederate line became the battle's focal point. At 9 a.m. on June 27, 1864, thousands of yelling, blue-clad soldiers charged across the distant field toward the Tennessee soldiers in these earthworks. As the federals came for…
Beaten federals entrenched within 30 yards to the Confederate earthworks. As the Union attack stalled, two surviving Federal colonels hastily discussed retreat. Realizing that withdrawal under heavy fire would invite more bloodshed, they decide…
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