Atlanta's wartime mayor, a 10-year old diarist, and several generals call Oakland Cemetery home.
Civil War in GA
The "Lion of Atlanta" is Oakland Cemetery's silent sentinel.
Of the 6,900 Confederate soldiers interred at Oakland Cemetery, 3,000 remain unknown.
Georgia On My Mind
Thousands of Confederate soldiers are buried at Oakland Cemetery in #Atlanta, #Georgia.
Marietta National Cemetery is home to 10,000 Civil War soldiers.
Get tour of Oakland Cemetery with family
Meet John Brown Gordon, one of Robert E. Lee's right hand generals & a Georgia native.
Click to learn about Major General Ulysses .S. Grant's strategy during the Civil War.
Major General William T. Sherman, Courtesy Library of Congress.
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