Thomas Avenue

Thomas Avenue (tmp-bc831)

Location: Chickamauga, GA 30707 Walker County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 52.318', W 85° 17.441'

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— Major General George H. Thomas, USA 1816-1870 —

Thomas, born in Southampton County, Virginia, graduated from West Point in 1840 and joined the artillery. He saw action in the Seminole War and the Mexican War and had frontier duty. He commanded the 14th Corp at Chickamauga. He became known as the "Rock of Chickamauga" for his defense of the retreating federal line. After the war he commanded the Division of the Pacific.
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HM Numbertmp-bc831
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Date Added Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 10:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 656228 N 3860177
Decimal Degrees34.87196667, -85.29068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.318', W 85° 17.441'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 19.08" N, 85° 17' 26.46" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-299 Thomas Ave, Chickamauga GA 30707, US
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