Historical Marker Series

Shermans March to the Sea

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On Nov. 28, 1864, the 3rd Cavalry Division Union Brig. Gen. J. L. Kilpatrick, USA, was driven south from Waynesboro by the Cavalry Corps, Army of Tennessee Confederate Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, CSA. Retreating under constant harassment by Wheeler's men, Kil…
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On Nov. 17, 1864, the 15th Corps, leading the Right Wing of Gen. Sherman's army (US) on its March to the Sea. marched from McDonough to Jackson. Below Locust Grove (16 mi. NW), Woods' and Hazen's divisions turned right to avoid Jackson and camped at Liberty…
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On Dec 1, 1864, while General Sherman's army was on its destructive march to the Sea, the Fourth Brigade, Georgia Militia, Brig. Gen. H. K. McKay, reached Morgan's Lake (0.7 mile SE) to defend the Savannah and Gulf (ACL) RR bridge over the Altamaha River at…
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Beginning on December 10, 1864, Union and Confederate soldiers fought near here at Shaw's Bridge and Shaw's Dam, as Union General William T. Sherman's army moved toward Savannah. During bloody fighting, Confederates twice repulsed Union attempts to overwhel…
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On Dec. 8, 1864, the Left Wing (14th and 20th Corps) of Gen. Sherman`s army (USA), which had left Atlanta on Nov. 15th on its destructive March to the Sea, was moving through Effingham County toward Savannah. Hq. Left Wing, Maj. Gen. H. W. Slocum, USA, was …
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On Dec. 5, 1865, Maj. Gen. Jeff. C. Davis` 14th Corps of Gen. Sherman`s army (USA), which had left Atlanta on Nov. 15th on its destructive March to the Sea, camped at Jacksonboro. Carlin`s and Morgan`s divisions had marched via Lumpkin`s Station (Munnerlyn)…
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On the night of Dec. 4, 1864, Hq. Military Division of the Mississippi, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, USA, and Hq. 17th Corps, Maj. Gen. F.P. Blair, USA were established at this point, 1 miles NE of Cameron (Station No. 5-1/2, CRR) and 1 mile S of Paris Hill Acad…
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Late on Nov. 26, 1864, elements of the 3rd Cavalry Division (USA), Brig. Gen. J.L. Kilpatrick, USA, of Gen. Sherman`s army, reached the railroad bridge north of Waynesboro and partially burned it before being driven off by troops of the Cavalry Corps, Army …
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On Dec. 4, 1864, Kilpatrick`s cavalry division (USA) of Gen. Sherman`s army, supported by two brigades of Baird`s infantry division of the 14th Corps, drove units of Wheeler`s cavalry corps (CSA) out of Waynesboro and across Brier Creek in order to burn the…
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On the night of Dec. 8, 1864, Hq. Military Division of the Mississippi (USA), Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, USA, was established here at Zion Church. Hq. Right Wing (15th and 17th Corps), Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, USA, was at Eden (3 mi. SW). Hq. Left Wing (14th and…
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