Coca-Cola” was suggested by Pemberton’s A bookkeeper, Frank Robinson, stemming from the two key ingredients: extracts from the coca leaf and kola nut. Robinson was also the one to first pen the now classic cursive “Coca-Cola” logo.
Grave site of Coca-cola inventor, Dr. John Pemberton.
In April of 1863 Ulysses S. Grant lead the North on a campaign against John Pemberton's Confederates in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Union forcves fought their way through Vicksburg pushing the Confederates back. After 47 days Pemberton's troops surrendered on July 4, 1863. 29,620 confederates were captured or missing.