Patrick Cleburne Cemetery

Patrick Cleburne Cemetery
Clayton County, Georgia
CONFEDERATE CEMETERY

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The Patrick Cleburne Cemetery is located where the old train depot was in Jonesboro. There are estimated to be 600 and 1000 soldiers buried there, but no list is available at this time.

The first person buried there was a Brooks that was wounded at the battle of Ezra Church. He died on the train so when the train arrived in Jonesboro, they buried him in a field.

Lindsay, Robert Henry b. August 15, 1842. d. August 31, 1864. Confederate soldier, Civil War. Winner of the Confederate "Medal of Honor." Lindsay was the color-bearer of the Fourth Kentucky Infantry Regiment, Kentucky "Orphan" Brigade. He carried the colors in every battle from Shiloh until his death during the Atlanta Campaign. He was twice named to the Confederate Roll of Honor, a very rare distinction. He was mortally wounded while carrying the colors of his regiment in an assault during the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia. (bio by G. Walden) Confederate Cemetery, Jonesboro, Georgia, USA.

Cause of Death: gunshot wound in battle.

William Richard Roach
Co B 43rd Reg., GA.
(from Cherokee Co., GA.)

View the Entrance and read more about the Cemetery here. View a virtual tour here. Thanks to CVW folks for photos loan.

Information on General Cleburne's grave and death here.


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