The March to the Sea

The March to the Sea (HMP91)

Location: Avera, GA 30803 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 4.941', W 82° 34.71'

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On Nov. 27, 1864, Baird's and Morgan's divisions, 14th Corps [US], moving on the left of Gen. Sherman's army from Sandersville to Louisville, crossed Ogeechee River at Fenn's Bridge. Baird turned SE on the lower road and camped near the Wilkins place. Morgan continued NE and camped along this road with his headquarters at the Hudson house.

After selecting the serviceable horses in the neighborhood for use by the Union army, more than 80 head of mules and old horses from the Cain and Hudson farms were herded into the SE corner of the CR and shot. Next morning, Morgan's division turned right at the CR and moved toward Louisville.
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HM NumberHMP91
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 Number081-4
Year Placed2000
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 12:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 352672 N 3661524
Decimal Degrees33.08235000, -82.57850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.941', W 82° 34.71'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 56.46" N, 82° 34' 42.60" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 Grange Rd, Avera GA 30803, US
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