DeKalb County, Ala., resident and Civil War historian Greg Starnes talks about the story behind the new monument to Walter and Lizzie Stewart, a Confederate soldier and his wife who survived the conflict as prisoner and refugee to be reunited after the war ended. The marker at rear tells the story of the family while the new white marker in the foreground marks Walter Stewart's grave.
DeKalb County, Ala., resident and Civil War historian Greg Starnes talks about the story behind the new monument to Walter and Lizzie Stewart, a Confederate soldier and his wife who survived the conflict as prisoner and refugee to be reunited after the war ended. The marker at rear tells the story of the family while the new white marker in the foreground marks Walter Stewart's grave.
Photo by Ben Benton .
published Monday, June 4th, 2012
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COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In late summer 1864, a Confederate soldier’s wife and her children were corralled inside the high fence of a refugee camp in Marietta, Ga.

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