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Confederate monuments in Georgia photograph collection

Confederate monuments in Georgia photograph collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Confederate monuments in Georgia photograph collection
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1970-1979
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet 1 document box, 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2273
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The historian Gaines M. Foster has identified ninety-four Confederate monuments that were erected in the South by 1885 (a further 406 were added by 1912). Some of the oldest of these monuments are in Georgia, such as the pillar in downtown Athens, which was erected in 1872. For more information see the article Confederate Monuments in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs of Confederate monuments located throughout Georgia. There is also a copy of the book, Confederate Monuments in Georgia, located in Box 1 of the collection.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate monuments in Georgia photograph collection, ms2273, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 July 31.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Monuments -- Georgia -- History.
Monuments -- Georgia -- Photographs.
Soldiers' monuments -- Southern States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Abbeville-Wilcox County
12Americus-Sumter County
13Albany-Dougherty County
14Andersonville-Sumter County
15Athens-Clark County
16Atlanta-Fulton County
16Oakland Cemetery
17Atlanta-Fulton County
18Augusta-Richmond County
19Bainbridge-Decatur County
110Barnesville-Lamar County
111Blakely-Early County
112Brunswick-Glenn County
113Buena Vista-Marion County
114Butler-Taylor County
115Calhoun-Gordon County
116Canton-Cherokee County
118Cartersville-Bartow County
119Carrollton-Carroll County
120Cassville-Bartow County
121Cedartown-Polk County
123Cochran-Polaski County
124Columbus-Muscogee County
125Conyers-Rockdale County
126Cordele-Crisp County
127Covington-Newton County
128Crawfordville-Talliferro County
129Cuthbert-Randolph County
130Decatur-Dekalb County
131Dalton-Whitefield County
132Douglas-Coffee County
133Douglasville-Douglas County
134Dublin-Laurens County
135Eatonton-Putnam County
136Eastman-Dodge County
137Elberton-Elbert County
138Ellaville-Sibley County
139Fairburn-Fulton County
140Fayetteville-Fayette County
141Forsyth-Monroe County
142Ft. Gaines-Clay County
143Gainesville-Hall County
144Greensboro-Greene County
145Griffin-Spalding County
146Hamilton-Harris County
147Hartwell-Hart County
148Hawkinsville-Pulaski County
149Hinesville-Liberty County
150Irwinville-Irwin County
151Jackson-Butts County
152Jefferson-Jackson County
153Jeffersonville-Twiggs County
154Jonesboro-Clayton County
155Kennesaw Park
156Layfayette-Walter County
157LaGrange-Troup County
158Lexington-Oglethorpe County
159Lincolnton-Lincoln County
160Lumpkin-Stewart County
161McDonough-Henry County
162Macon-Bibb County
163Madison-Morgan County
164Marietta-Cobb County
165Millidgeville-Baker County
166Millen-Jenkins County
168Monroe-Walton County
169Montezuma-Macon County
170Moultrie-Colquitt County
171Monticello-Jasper County
172Newnon-Coweta County
173Ocilla-Irwin County
174Oglethorpe-Macon County
21Oxford-Newton County
22Palmetto-Fulton County
23Perry-Houston County
24Pine Mountain-Cobb County
25Quitman-Brooks County
26Resaca-Gordon County
27Rome-Floyd County
28Sandersville-Washington County
29Savannah-Chatham County
210Sparta-Hancock County
211Springfield-Effingham County
212Statesboro-Bulloch County
213Stone-Mountain-DeKalb County
214Sylvania-Screven County
215Talbotton-Talbot County
216Tenniville-Washington County
217Thomaston-Upson County
218Thomson-McDuffie County
219Thomasville-Thomas County
220Tifton-Tift County
221Toccoa-Stevens County
222Union Park-Greene County
223Valdosta-Lowndes County
224Vienna-Dooley County
225Warrenton-Warren County
226Washington-Wilkes County
227Watkinsville-Oconee County
228Waycross-Ware County
229Waynesboro-Burke County
230West Point
231Winder-Barrow County