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Lion of Atlanta
Original name: Monument to Unknown Confederate Dead Lion of Atlanta
Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

Memorial to over 3000 unknown Confederate soldiers buried in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. Based on the "Lion of Lucerne" in Switzerland, the memorial of a mortally wounded lion lying on a Confederate flag was erected in the Confederate section in 1894. It was carved from a single block of Georgia marble, the largest block of marble ever quarried, up to that time. 
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery *
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
*Memorial Site [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 16, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9121
Lion of Atlanta
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Lion of Atlanta
Added by: Stephanie Saxon
 
Lion of Atlanta
Added by: Geoff Walden
 
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