at Ogeechee Church, No. 4 1/2, CRROn Nov. 28, 1864, Maj. Gen. H.C. Wayne, Adj. Gen. of Georgia, with a small force (CS) composed of the Corps of Cadets, Georgia Military Institute, Warthen`s Washington County militia company and Pruden`s battery, fell back from Millen and entrenched a line through this site to block the passage of the Little Ogeechee River by the 17th Corps of Gen. Sherman's Army (US) which was advancing toward Savannah, destroying the railroad as it advanced.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:34am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 449831 N 3598443|
|Decimal Degrees||32.52218333, -81.53418333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 31.331', W 81° 32.051'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 31' 19.86" N, 81° 32' 3.06" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5993-5999 Scarboro Hwy, Newington GA 30446, US|
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