Wheeler County

Wheeler County (HMFN9)

Location: Alamo, GA 30411 Wheeler County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 8.884', W 82° 46.924'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Aug. 14, 1912, is named for Gen. Joseph Wheeler, famous Confederate Cavalry leader and Major General of Cavalry in the Spanish War. He twice saved Augusta from Kilpatrick's Union Cavalry, at Waynesboro, Ga., in 1864 and at Aiken, S.C. in `65. For his brilliant work at Santiago Teddy Roosevelt called him "a regular gamecock." First County Officers were: Ordinary Wm. B. Kent, Superior Court Clerk John Durden Brown, Sheriff J.F. Wright, Tax Receiver W.T. Hadden, Tax Collector J.A. Martin, Treasurer Daniel Pope, Surveyor E. Miller and Coroner James J. Brantley.
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HM NumberHMFN9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number153-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 331933 N 3558238
Decimal Degrees32.14806667, -82.78206667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 8.884', W 82° 46.924'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 8' 53.04" N, 82° 46' 55.44" W
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Area Code(s)912, 478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-20 Pearl Ave, Alamo GA 30411, US
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