Historic Markers Across Georgia

The Unknown Soldiers of Brown Hospital

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Location: between S. Wilkinson St and S. Clarke St, East Section E, of Memory Hill Cemetery,
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 33° 4.525    W 083° 13.679
  33.07541666    -83.22798333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


These Confederate soldiers, all serving in the Georgia Militia, died at Brown Hospital in Milledgeville and were buried at this location. Their names soon became lost, and they were considered Unknown Soldiers until 2003 when their identities were discovered.

(Left Column)
Marion Adkinson, Pvt., Co. F, 5th Regt., August 23, 1864
James T. Buckner, Pvt., Co. F, 9th Regt., August 31, 1864
Hugh Cannell, Pvt., Co. E, 12th Regt., September 3, 1864
Elisha B. Cape, Pvt., Co. A, 5th Regt., August 29, 1864
Edward M. Clark, Pvt., Co. F, 1st Bn., September 1, 1864
Ringold Commander, Pvt., Co. B, G.M.I. Cadet, August 27, 1864
J.R. Ellis, Pvt., Co. B, 2nd Bn., August 4, 1864
William Fussell, Pvt., Co. B, 2nd Regt., August 29, 1864
James M. Green, Pvt., Co. F, 9th Regt., August 31, 1864
Willis Harrell, Pvt., Co. I, 2nd Regt., September 7, 1864
J.M. Hutcherson, Pvt., Co. K, 6th Regt., August 24, 1864
William E. Joyner, Pvt., Co. F, 8th Regt., September 7, 1864

(Right Column)
Thomas Judge, Pvt., Co. G, 2nd Regt., August 24, 1864
John Meadors, Pvt., Co. D, 1st Regt., July 28, 1864
Roland Mercer, Pvt., Co. F, 7th Regt., September 10, 1864
Owen Ramsey, Pvt., Co. I, 5th Regt., August 16, 1864
Aaron Rogers, Pvt., Co. C, 2nd Regt., August 22, 1864
William Tapley, Pvt., Co. H, 2nd Regt., September 3, 1864
Reddick Thorton, Pvt., Co. I, 11th Regt., August 27, 1864
William Tillory, Pvt., Co. D, 1st Regt., September 12, 1864
Green B. Turner, Pvt., Co. F, 6th Regt., August 18, 1864
J.M. Winn, Pvt., Co. F, 2nd Regt., August 2, 1864
Mordical W. Wood, Pvt., Co. I, 1st Regt., August 23, 1864
James, J. Wren, Pvt., Co. G, 2nd Regt., September 8, 1864

The following Confederate soldiers died at Stout Hospital in Midway, Ga.
They are buried at Midway Cemetery in unmarked graves.

William Etheridge, Pvt., Co. K, 57th Georgia, August 1, 1864
Frank Marion Herndon, Pvt., Phelan's Battery, September 17, 1864
Frank Washington Legare, Pvt., Co. E, 5th Georgia Militia, September 27, 1864
John Lemmons, Pvt., Co. H, 24th South Carolina, March 13, 1865
Henry Walker, Pvt., Co. E, 1st & 4th Missouri, July 30, 1864