Is your Atlanta street named for a Confederate leader? Here’s the list

Just as two Atlanta streets are named for Confederate military leader Patrick Cleburne, a cemetery in Jonesboro is named in Cleburne's honor. The Patrick Cleburne Memorial Cemetery contains about 1,000 Confederate graves.
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Just as two Atlanta streets are named for Confederate military leader Patrick Cleburne, a cemetery in Jonesboro is named in Cleburne's honor. The Patrick Cleburne Memorial Cemetery contains about 1,000 Confederate graves.

In its report to the city, the Advisory Committee on City of Atlanta Street Names and Monuments Associated with the Confederacy listed more than 30 streets with possible connections to Confederate figures. Here's the full list from the report, including the streets' Confederate associations where known or apparent.

Anderson Way

Bartow Street 

Bell Street Presumably named after Hiram Parks Bell, a Confederate congressman

Cleburne Avenue, Cleburne Terrace Named after Patrick R. Cleburne, an Irish-born Confederate general who fought at Shiloh, Chickamauga and throughout the Chattanooga and Atlanta campaigns. He led 10,000 rebel troops at Pickett's Mill in Marietta.

Cobb Street 

Colquitt Street 

Confederate Avenue, East Confederate Avenue Named after the former Confederate Soldier's Home, which was completed in 1900 and once stood on the current site of the Georgia Emergency Management complex - site of the former Shultz Farm

Cumming Drive 

Deshler Street 

Forrest Street Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate Army general and founder of the Ku Klux Klan. (The city changed Forrest Avenue to Ralph McGill Boulevard in 1980.)

Gartrell Street Presumably named after Lewis Gartrell, a Confederate Congressman

Gordon Place Former Confederate Gen. John B. Gordon. Gordon became the first Democratic governor of Georgia after the Civil War, bringing an end to Reconstruction-Era Republican control of the state.

Hardee Avenue 

Hardee Circle, Hardee Street Confederate Gen. William J. Hardee

Holtzclaw Street For Confederate Gen. (and McDonough native) James T. Holtzclaw who commanded forces during the Chattanooga and Atlanta

campaigns

Lee Street Most likely named after Robert E. Lee

Longstreet Circle 

Maney Lane 

Manigault Street Most likely named after Brigadier Gen. Arthur M. Manigault, who led a rebel division against Union troops in the Battle of Atlanta.

Memorial Drive 

Miller Drive 

Pickett Street / Alley 

Sayer street 

Stovall Street Possibly named after Brigadier Gen. Marcellus Stovall, a brigade commander in Clayton's Division

Walker Avenue 

Walker Street Possibly named after the Confederate Gen. James George Walker

Walthall Court 

Walthall Drive 

Walthall Street 

Wetzel Drive 

Wilson Street