The Last Stand of the Savannah Volunteer Guard
— Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park —The 18th Georgia Battalion, acting as a heavy artillery unit was originally formed in 1802 and served at the coastal defenses around Charleston, South Carolina. Moved to Virginia in May of 1864, it guarded the Richmond & Danville Railroad Bridge over the Appomattox River.
|Placed By||Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 2:49pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 745688 N 4132063|
|Decimal Degrees||37.30276667, -78.22796667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 18.166', W 78° 13.678'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 18' 9.96" N, 78° 13' 40.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||434, 804|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 218 State Rte 617, Rice VA 23966, US|
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