Sandersville in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The March to the Sea
That afternoon, Jacksonís and Gearyís division, 20th Corps, moved to Tennille (3 miles S) to destroy the railroad from that point to Davisboro. Next morning, Wardís division, 20th Corps, and Carlinís division, 14th Corps, moved to Davisboro with the artillery and trains of both corps. Morganís and Bairdís divisions, 14th Corps, moved to Fennís Bridge (13 miles NE), crossed the Ogeechee River, then turned toward Louisville.
On the 27th, Gen. Sherman, who had accompanied the Left Wing from Atlanta to Sandersville, changed to the Right Wing (15th and
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 150-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 59.235′ N, 82° 46.918′ W. Marker is in Sandersville, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is on East McCarty Street (Georgia Route 24) 0.1 miles west of McDaniel Drive, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1282 East McCarty Street, Sandersville GA 31082, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington County Courthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Saunderís Store (approx. 1.7 miles away); Governor Thomas W. Hardwick (approx. 1.7 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rev. J. D. Anthony (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old City Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); David A. Gordon (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandersville.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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