Near Oconee in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sherman's Right Wing
Next morning, Blair sent Leggettís division to Oconee (old Station No. 14, CRR), 4 mi. NW, to destroy the railroad to “a point near Irwinís Cross~Roads,” 5 mi. NE. From that point, Riceís and Hurlbutís brigades, 15th Corps, completed the destruction of the railroad as far as Tennille (No.13, CRR).
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 150-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 48.454′ N, 82° 54.798′ W. Marker is near Oconee, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 68 and Georgia Route 272, on the left when traveling north on State Route 68. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oconee GA 31067, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Jefferson Davis (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Defense of the Oconee Bridge (approx. 4 miles away); Irwinís Crossroad (approx. 5 miles away); Jared Irwin (approx. 6.8 miles away); Colby Smith (approx. 8.3 miles away); Toomsboro (approx. 9.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Robert Toombs (approx. 9.8 miles away); Sherman and Hardee at Tennille (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oconee.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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