AfriGeneas Military Research Forum
Former slave during the Civil War
Written by Jennifer Leslie
MARIETTA, Ga. -- Volunteer historian Brad Quinlin knows the stories behind thousands of headstones at the Marietta National Cemetery, but there is one that has captivated him.
"We're down in the USCT section of the cemetery," Quinlin said during a tour of the cemetery last week. "You see there, she died on July 16, 1864, while here in the hospital in Marietta, Georgia."