Fenn's Bridge

Fenn's Bridge (HMPFJ)

Location: Davisboro, GA 31018 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 2.601', W 82° 36.334'

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On Nov. 27, 1864, the Left Wing (14th and 20th Corps) of Gen. Sherman's army [US] moved from Sandersville toward Louisville on its destructive March to the Sea. The 20th Corps (Williams) and Carlin's division, 14th Corps (Davis), moved to Davisboro and camped for the night. Morgan's and Baird's divisions, 14th Corps, marched NE and crossed Ogeechee River here at Fenn's Bridge.

Baird turned right ½ mile NE of the bridge and camped on the lower road. Morgan camped on the Hudson place at Grange. Initially, Wheeler left Fenn's Bridge intact for his own use; a later attempt to destroy it was foiled by the arrival of Baird and Morgan.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
Marker Number150-17
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 350080 N 3657238
Decimal Degrees33.04335000, -82.60556667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 2.601', W 82° 36.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 2' 36.06" N, 82° 36' 20.04" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76-110 Fall Line Fwy, Davisboro GA 31018, US
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