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Creation Date

7-14-2012

Description

Charles James Munnerlyn Marker, Decatur County, GA.

This marker is located South of Bainbridge at Green Shade Road, in Decatur County, Georgia, was erected for Charles James Munnerlyn 1822-1898.

It reads as :

" CHARLES JAMES MUNNERLYN 1822-1898

As a delegate to the Georgia Convention at Milledgeville, he voted for secession. After the start of the Civil War, he volunteered as a private. When his health failed he returned home and was elected to the Confederate Congress where he served from1862 to 1864. His re-election bid was defeated because he voted for the Conscript Law. He then re-entered the Confederate army as a private but was soon promoted to major through the influence of Jefferson Davis. When surrender came he was a lieutenant colonel."

Latitude, Longitude

30.78978056, -84.61281944

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Charles James Munnerlyn Marker; Charles James Munnerlyn; Historical marker; Decatur County (Ga.); Historical markers --- Georgia --- Decatur County.

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