Irwinville (HM6SQ)

Location: Rebecca, GA 31783 Irwin County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 39.873', W 83° 23.156'

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Jefferson Davis was made a prisoner of war at the close of the War Between the States. Richmond having fallen, the President of the Confederate States was seeking to reach remaining forces beyond the Mississippi. With his family and staff he made his last camp in a Georgia pine grove, May 9, 1865. At dawn May 10, the camp was surrounded by two detachments of Federal Cavalry.The camp in the grove is now Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park.
HM NumberHM6SQ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number11 J-5
Placed ByState of Georgia
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 273789 N 3505727
Decimal Degrees31.66455000, -83.38593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 39.873', W 83° 23.156'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 39' 52.38" N, 83° 23' 9.36" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 372-398 Jeff Davis Park Rd, Rebecca GA 31783, US
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