Amos T. Akerman historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Amos T. Akerman historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Bartow County
Politicians--Georgia--Cartersville
Location:
United States, Georgia, Bartow County, Cartersville, 34.1650972, -84.7999383
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: 136 S. Tennessee St. (Ga. 293), Cartersville
Text of marker: "Amos T. Akerman. Lawyer, U.S. Attorney for District of Georgia, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1870-71. Born Portsmouth, N.H., February 23, 1821; died in Cartersville, Georgia, December 21, 1880; buried Oak Hill Cemetary. Served as Confederate soldier in Georgia State Guard, 1864. As U.S. Attorney General in cabinet of President Ulysses S. Grant, organized Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted first civil rights violation case. His residence and law office was on this property. Etowah Valley Historical Society"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_amos-t
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_amos-t
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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