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Marietta Confederate Cemetery

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Address: North 120 Loop & Cemetery Road, Marietta, GA 30067
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Sad but poignant

Interesting and beautiful walk through essentially two cemeteries both dedicated to fallen soldiers killed in the series of engagements in the Battle of Marietta and Confederate... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting and beautiful walk through essentially two cemeteries both dedicated to fallen soldiers killed in the series of engagements in the Battle of Marietta and Confederate veterans and their family members. The known dead 's are inscribed on walls while the thousands of other unknowns are interred in Confederate state sections. While not a supporter of a Confederate flag flying... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

My daughter and I visited the Marietta Confederate Cemetery while hunting for geocaches. We got a very nice Marietta antebellum history lesson while pursuing the clues. Enjoy a visit for the history only or for a clever geocache.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Interesting piece of history. The founding of the cemetery by the 3 women adds a special fact to this historical location.

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Shropshire, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We came across this cemetery and its history quite by chance, we live in the UK and do not know too much about this part of the American past. However we spent a couple of hours here which was very informative and peaceful and has made us want to learn more.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

This cemetery was a bit difficult to find and the roads in the cemetery are very narrow. The grave markers are so worn, you can't read them. There are only a few descriptors about the confederate part of the cemetery. A really neat piece of history though!

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Best to visit this attraction as you take a ride on the Marietta Trolley. In that case, there is a narrator who gives informative information on this feature. It's worth the cost and ride! You'll get much more benefits.

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

From the website: ---This cemetery became the first place in the south where the Confederate flag was allowed to fly.--- This was not the biggest, oldest nor more artistic-looking cemetery I have ever visited, but I loved that they have the names that you hear about in the Museum of history. For example, Mary Phagan's grave is there, and a... More 

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A sober place where thousands of war heroes are buried. Each headstone represents a life wasted on the alter of war and greed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

The directions may seem frustrating; however, the cemetery is worth visiting. It is apparent that there are people who are doing what they can to maintain the cemetery. It is a blend of old Marietta families as well as Confederate soldiers.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

Visiting any cemetery is a moving and emotional time. Once you enter Marietta Confederate Cemetery, you realized how many sacrificed their lives for the country. It's probably one of the only places where the confederate flag still stands. Thank you to those who served and are serving. God Bless America!

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