Near Irwinton in Wilkinson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
That day, G.A. Smith’s division, preceded by the 1st Alabama Cavalry [US], had advanced through Toomsboro to the RR bridge over the Oconee River and skirmished with the defenders [CS]. Other elements of the 17th Corps destroyed the railroad through McIntyre and burned the bridge over Commissioner Creek.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 158-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 49.404′ N, 83° 12.679′ W. Marker is near Irwinton, Georgia, in Wilkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Georgia Route 57) and Macon Road, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Irwinton GA 31042, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this George Henry Carswell (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wilkinson County (approx. 2.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 2.4 miles away); Major John Hatcher (approx. 6.3 miles away); Robert Toombs (approx. 7.6 miles away); Toomsboro (approx. 7.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Ramah Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Evacuation of Gordon (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Irwinton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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