Clinton in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sherman’s Right Wing
On the 21st, Woods’ and Hazen’s divisions, 15th Corps, moved south on the old Irwinton road; Smith’s moved southeast toward Gordon. Since parties of Wheeler’s command, avoiding Kilpatrick, were harassing the Union right, inflicting casualties and taking prisoners, Jones’ brigade of Hazen’s division remained here to protect this flank until relieved by Corse’s division which, heavily encumbered with wagon trains, a cattle herd and pontoons, did not reach Clinton until
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 59.833′ N, 83° 33.55′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is on Pulaski Street 0.1 miles west of Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is in a small roadside park in Clinton. Marker is in this post office area: Gray GA 31032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Griswold (here, next to this marker); The Stoneman Raid (here, next to this marker); Clinton Female Seminary (here, next to this marker); Macarthy-Pope House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); LaFayette (about 700 feet away); Clinton Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Iverson’s Birthplace (approx. 0.3 miles away); W. E. Knox Civic Center (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clinton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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