Provost Guard Campsite

Provost Guard Campsite (HM8HU)

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

N 33° 4.805', W 83° 13.494'

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The 3rd Wisconsin and the 107th New York Regiments, having been detailed for provost duty, encamped on this square, November 22-25, 1864. The State Arsenal on the north side of the square was burned. The magazine, which stood on the opposite side, was destroyed with explosives. Considerable damage was wrought to the churches and the Statehouse. The State Library was plundered and books were destroyed. Otherwise, little permanent damage was done to Milledgeville's houses and public buildings.
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HM NumberHM8HU
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 Number005-16
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 292325 N 3662366
Decimal Degrees33.08008333, -83.22490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.805', W 83° 13.494'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 48.30" N, 83° 13' 29.64" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-259 E Greene St, Milledgeville GA 31061, US
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