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Staff Photo: Sue Ann Kuhn-Smith ---- In the City of Conyers Cemetery on South Main Street, Jerry New, a member of the Major Gen. Joseph Wheeler Camp #863 Sons of the Confederate Veterans, stands by the grave of H.P. Almand Sr., a Confederate veteran who is an ancestor to New. New is displaying a Civil War era rifle and sword. The Sons of Confederate Veterans helped organize a tribute to the 100th anniversary of the erection of the Rockdale County Confederate Memorial Monument.

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Monument dedicated to Civil War soldiers turns 100

Jerry New peruses a list of 546 soldiers from the Rockdale County area who fought in the Civil War. Next to several names, he has made notations. New is kin to these soldiers, and on Friday he paid his respects to them at a ceremony honoring the 100th anniversary of

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