Sherman at Pooler

Sherman at Pooler (HM6U6)

Location: Pooler, GA 31322 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 6.963', W 81° 14.959'

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On Dec. 9, 1864, troops of Mower`s division, 17th Corps, of Gen. Sherman`s army (U.S.) , which was closing in on Savannah, advanced to Pooler after suffering losses through the day from artillery mounted on a RR flat car, torpedoes planted on the roads, and the stubborn resistance of the Confederate infantry. By evening Pooler had been seized and a strong line had been established astride the RR, on the road passing by the depot. An advance line was constructed about 300 yards farther east.

That night, Gen. Sherman and Gen. Blair (17th Corps) established headquarters in Pooler, about 300 yards west of the depot, the former on the north side of the road.
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HM NumberHM6U6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number025-70
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 476480 N 3553326
Decimal Degrees32.11605000, -81.24931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 6.963', W 81° 14.959'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 6' 57.78" N, 81° 14' 57.54" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 109 US-80, Pooler GA 31322, US
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