Confederate Camp

Confederate Camp (HMIA5)

Location: Griffin, GA 30223 Spalding County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 16.534', W 84° 16.409'

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Confederate Infantry Camp Stephens was named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederacy. Nearly all troops in the Confederate Army from Georgia were mobilized here and at Cavalry Camp Milner, located at the present Griffin Municipal Park. Spalding County provided nine companies, Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery, to the Confederate Army and a number of militia companies which served locally. The Spalding Grays, Co. D, 2nd Batt. of Inf., was the first to join the Southern forces.
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HM NumberHMIA5
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number126-19
Year Placed1972
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 7:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753943 N 3685153
Decimal Degrees33.27556667, -84.27348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 16.534', W 84° 16.409'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 16' 32.04" N, 84° 16' 24.54" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1410 Stephens St, Griffin GA 30223, US
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