Cobb's Quarter, Sherman's Campsite

Cobb's Quarter, Sherman's Campsite (HM8HR)

Location: Milledgeville, GA 31061 Baldwin County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 7.262', W 83° 23.075'

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Marching toward Milledgeville via Covington, Shady Dale and Eatonton Factory, the Union Army's 14th Corps reached this crossroad on the night of November 22, 1864. General Sherman camped at the Howell Cobb place, a few yards north of this point. Commanding his escort was Lieut. David R. Snelling, a native of this community, whose home was six miles southwest of here. The 20th Corps, accompanied by General HenryW. Slocumb, went into camp five miles east of this point on the old Eatonton Road.
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HM NumberHM8HR
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
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Marker Number005-12
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 9:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 277520 N 3667235
Decimal Degrees33.12103333, -83.38458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 7.262', W 83° 23.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 7' 15.72" N, 83° 23' 4.50" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 678 Nelson Rd NW, Milledgeville GA 31061, US
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