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Augustus Holmes Kenan

ca. 1805 - Jun 2, 1870

West Side, Section D, Lot 25, Grave 3
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Latitude: 33.07519133, Longitude: -83.22906822 -- See location on Google map.

Inscription and Notes:

Confederate congressman. Delegate to
Secession Convention. Birth date, per BCC. Home at 210 S. Liberty St.
Government Service.
Military Service:
Ga. Colonel, U.S.Army, Indian Wars

Augustus H. Kenan was a Confederate Congressman and represented Baldwin County in the Secession Convention. He was not in favor of secession and reluctantly voted for it only to make the vote unanimous, he then "threw away the pen" with which he signed the Ordinance of Secession.

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