Covington in Newton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sherman at Harris’ Quarters
After stripping the Harris, Graves, and other nearby plantations of livestock, provisions and able-bodied negroes, the 14th Corps departed on the 19th and marched SE through Shady Dale and Sand Town (Newborn) enroute to rendezvous with Hq. Left Wing and the 20th Corps at Milledgeville.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 107-8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 35.55′ N, 83° 47.733′ W. Marker is in Covington, Georgia, in Newton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 278 and Georgia Route 142, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 278. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington GA 30014, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brick Store (approx. 3 miles away); Confederate Dead & Hospitals Covington City School (approx. 3.6 miles away); City Hall (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Female College (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lucius Q. C. Lamar (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. 3.7 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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