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Patrick R. Cleburne Confederate Cemetery

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Address: Johnson and McDonough Streets, Jonesboro, GA
Description: Row upon row of mostly unmarked graves of Confederate soldiers who died in...
Row upon row of mostly unmarked graves of Confederate soldiers who died in a local hospital.
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An interesting piece of history

We stopped by the cemetery after visiting the Road to Tara Museum. My mom and I have always found cemeteries interesting and this was no exception. The design of the stones as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2014
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Colorado, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We stopped by the cemetery after visiting the Road to Tara Museum. My mom and I have always found cemeteries interesting and this was no exception. The design of the stones as the confederate flag, the ages of some of the soldiers when they died, the different states and regiments represented. Worth a stop if history interests you.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Had no idea the cemetery was there but toured it and got the history behind it. The kids were very interested it in. A great history lesson.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Unless you are a Civil War buff you may be disappointed. Named after the Irishman who came to the States after the Potato Famine, Cleburne defended the City of Jonesboro immediately before the fall of Atlanta. Of interest is the fact that its location is such that the Union Hospital established at the Warren House overlooked the burial site of... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This was a stop on a tour from the Road to Tara museum. It was interesting to see how it was laid out in the form of a conferederate flag.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Located in the historical district of old Jonesboro, the cemetery holds the remains of hundreds of unknown soldiers who died during the Battle of Jonesboro. It is a very humbling place to visit.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Well maintained, interesting information was provided on our Belles and Whistles tour about how the names of these confederate soldiers are located.

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Morrow, Georgia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

I drive past this graveyard often as it is near my jobsite and went again today to make sure we were on the same page. While the confederate graveyard is a local landmark: ie " The railroad tracks are closed over by The Confederate Graveyard" I have never thought of it as an attraction. I have taken my children there,... More 

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