Sherman's Right Wing

Sherman's Right Wing (HM7RC)

Location: Guyton, GA 31312 Effingham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 10.367', W 81° 23.393'

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On Dec. 8, 1864, the Right Wing (15th and17th Corps) of Gen. Sherman's army (US),whichhad left Atlanta on Nov. 15th on its destructiveMarch to the Sea, was moving throughEffington County toward Savannah. Hq. RightWing , Maj.Gen. O.O. Howard, USA, was here atEden and troops of the 17th Corps weredestroying the Central RR beyond the town. The15th Corps was marching down both banks ofthe Great Ogeechee River to pass to the southof Savannah and cut the Savannah and Gulf RR.On the 9th, Gen. Sherman established hisheadquarters at Pooler, 9 miles SE, and bythe evening of the 11th the Siege of Savannahhad begun.
HM NumberHM7RC
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
Marker Number015-17
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 463242 N 3559654
Decimal Degrees32.17278333, -81.38988333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 10.367', W 81° 23.393'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 10' 22.02" N, 81° 23' 23.58" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 61-119 Fox Bow Dr, Guyton GA 31312, US
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