Columbus State University Archives

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  • Tags: Military History

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Image of the historical marker for Confederate hospitals that were placed in Columbus to house 1500 injured Confederate troops.

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Image of the historical marker for the site of the last armory of the Columbus Guards, which formed in 1835 and disbanded after the end of WWI.

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Decorated buildings on Broadway, Columbus, Ga., with an Arch de Triumph and message "Welcome Homecoming." Greetings are meant for returning World War I veterans. (April 14-17, 1919).

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Photo of Company "C", 1885 with soldiers in formation. Sewanee Military Academy, Sewanee, Tennessee. Now the University of the South. Last names of soldiers in photograph: Glenn, Cheatham, Philips, Shields, DeWitt, Shields D., Hanswerd, Ruth,…

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Photograph of Colonel William Shepherd, C.S.A. the back of the photograph notes "Confederate Army; Civil War (Veterans) (Made Colonel after the Civil War - Captain during that war)

Note: spelling discrepancies of the name Shepard vs. Shepherd.…