" With pride in their
patriotism with love for their memory. The silent stone is raised. A
perpetual witness of our gratitude."
The soldier is clad in a topcoat
overcoat, in period dress called a “Great Coat”, being long with a cape
the shoulder. He gives the appearance of a southern gentleman. There
wreaths on all four sides. To the left of the soldier is the Seal of
Georgia Constitution. On the back is an array of military objects
muskets, cannon balls, bayonets, and grape
shots. On the right, The Great Seal of the Confederacy.
You can see a spot on the mended column, inside traces the course by the mended parlor plaster and the dent in the hall floor. This mansion, was built in 1853 by Judge Asa Holt. It was formerly used as servant quarters. The house is still the residence of a descendant of Judge Holt. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. There is a Confederate museum in the rear of the house.
OUR CONFEDERATE DEAD