In Memory of the Confederate Dead -- Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta GA
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N 33° 44.872 W 084° 22.328
16S E 743426 N 3737303
Quick Description: A short gray granite memorial with a bronze plaque stands at the Confederate Cemetery in Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/27/2017 1:01:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMWPKX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
This short gray granite monument with a bronze plaque affixed to it recalls contributions of the Ladies Memorial Association in championing he creation of and caring for the Confederate Cemetery plot inside Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery.

The monument reads as follows:

"Erected in memory of our Confederate soldiers
by the
ATLANTA LADIES MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION

Mrs. Wm M. Rapp -- President
Mrs. R. B. Blackburn -- V Pres.
Mrs. A. F. Black -- Sect.
Mrs. H. H. Ellis -- Cor. Sect.
Mrs. E. B. Williamson-- Chairman of Marking Graves

"Lest we forget"

Dedicated April 26, 1950."
Date Installed or Dedicated: 4/26/1950

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Atlanta Ladies Memorial Association

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Confederate

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