KENNESAW NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD PARK
Nancy Hill Morgan organized a Militia Company of women to protect the town from stragglers and escaped prisoners. The group was unique in that they met for drills and target practice regularly and became a disciplined company. After they were left on the homefront to watch and pray while their Husbands, fathers, sons and brothers left for war. Commander, Captain Nancy Hill Morgan, 2d, Lt. Anne Andelia Bull, 2d, Cpl. Sarah Bull, 1st lt. Mary Heard, 1st Cpl. Caroline Gay.
Ellen Renshaw House was born in Savannah 1843 she agonized over Shermans destructive March to the sea and was outraged when he made Lincoln a Christmas gift of Savannah. Barbara Curtright of LaGrange was fifty years old and had 5 sons who fought in the Confederacy and her husband Samuel Curtright II, was a Confederate Judge. Her husband and four sons died in the war, her youngest son Rowe was a teenager.
LaGrange was not threatened until mid-April 18,1865. Notified of a Yankee column approaching they assembled and marched out to meet the union troops. They formed a skirmish line. Coincidentally, the leader of the Yankee force was one Colonel LaGrange. He was so impressed by the bravery of these women, he ordered his troops to guard their homes and none were burned.
"Lest We Forget"
On the soldiers left