Amos T. Akerman

The Cartersville American
Cartersville, Georgia
March 3, 1885, page 3
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Bleckley’s Tribute to Akerman.

The following inscription on the tomb of the late Amos T. Akerman, who was so renowned as a lawyer and a citizen, was written by Judge Bleckley:

In thought clear and strong;
In purpose pure and elevated;
In moral courage immovable.
He lived loyal to his convictions,
Avowing them with candor
And supporting them with firmness.
A friend of humanity.
In his zeal to serve others
He shrunk from no peril to himself.
He was able, faithful, true.


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