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George Disney's Grave - GHM 155-16
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Properhillbillys
N 34° 48.067 W 085° 00.700
16S E 681889 N 3852789
Quick Description: George Disney's Grave State Historical Marker Located on US 41 at Georgia State Patrol headquarters near Mill Creek Gap
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/18/2006 5:17:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM67T
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 36

Long Description:

High up on Rocky Face, S. of gap, is the lone grave of English-born George Disney, Co. K., 4th Ky. Inft., Lewis' "Orphan Brigade", Bate's div., Hindman's Corps [CSA].

The 4th Ky. was deployed to form a living telegraph line from base to summit of the ridge at the point where the view commanded Federal movements in open valley N.W. Disney, atop the ridge, was killed by a random bullet, Feb. 25, 1864; he was buried where he fell.

Dalton Boy Scouts, on a hike, found the grave, & directed by Scout Master Wm. M. Sapp, Sr., replaced the inscribed heart-pine board with a marble marker, May 13, 1912

Type of Marker: Monument

Marker #: GHM 155-16

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Not listed

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