Wheeler Drive

Wheeler Drive (HM14CH)

Location: Ellenwood, GA 30294 Clayton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 37.657', W 84° 18.899'

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Named in honor of Maj. General Joseph Wheeler (USMA 1859), commander of the 2nd Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee, CSA.

A renowned raider, he guarded the flanks of the Confederate Army, with headquarters near present Depot site, covering the Confederate retreat. A member of Congress 1881-1883 and 1885-1900, he was a Major General U. S. Vols. 1898, Spanish American War and the Philippine Insurrection and was appointed Brig. General, USA. He was one of the nation's great Cavalry leaders.

Born at Augusta, Georgia, September 10, 1836. Died January 25, 1906.
HM NumberHM14CH
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-AGD-4
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 749067 N 3724101
Decimal Degrees33.62761667, -84.31498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 37.657', W 84° 18.899'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 37' 39.42" N, 84° 18' 53.94" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75-89 Wheeler Dr St, Ellenwood GA 30294, US
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