September 2, 2014
Archbishop of Atlanta Wilton Gregory, right, and Father John Koziol of Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church bless communion during a mass held at the church Saturday in memory of Father Emmeran Bliemel. Bliemel was a Catholic chaplain with the Confederate Army who died during the Battle of Jonesborough 150 years ago. (Staff Photo: Curt Yeomans)
Stories this photo appears in:
Archbishop of Atlanta Wilton Gregory honors Battle of Jonesborough priest at memorial service | PHOTOS | VIDEO | AUDIO
Emmeran Bliemel called one of Georgia’s ‘sons of thunder’
Archbishop of Atlanta Wilton Gregory came to Jonesboro Saturday to preside over services that honored the life of Emmeran Bliemel, a Catholic priest who died while serving as a Confederate chaplain at the Battle of Jonesborough.