Near Jackson in Butts County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The March to the Sea
Next day, the bridge train moved through Iron springs to Planterís Factory (12 miles SE). By one oíclock, two bridges been laid and the troops and trains of the Right Wing were crossing into Jasper County on their destructive March to the Sea.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 018-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 23.271′ N, 83° 55.219′ W. Marker is near Jackson, Georgia, in Butts County. Marker is at the intersection of Keys Ferry Road and Winding Way (County Route 293), on the right when traveling east on Keys Ferry Road. Click for map. The marker is located in the small community of Worthville. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson GA 30233, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Home of Robert Grier (approx. 3.8 miles away); Red Oak Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); Factory Shoals c. 1820 (approx. 6.6 miles away); Iron Springs (approx. 6.9 miles away); Butts County Confederate Monument (approx. 7 miles away); Crossing the Ocmulgee (approx. 7 miles away); The Right Wing at Jackson (approx. 7 miles away); Butts County (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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