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Bainbridge in Decatur County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Recovery

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
1. Camp Recovery Marker
Inscription. On the east side of Flint River, twenty-one miles southwest is the site of Camp Recovery, established during the First Seminole Indian War as a hospital base to which the sick soldiers from Fort Scott were sent to recover. A Federal Monument on the site marks the burial place of U.S. officers and soldiers who died during the hostilities in the Flint and Chattahoochee River Counties 1817-1821.
 
Erected by Works Progress Administration. (Marker Number 27 R-7.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 30° 54.233′ N, 84° 34.517′ W. Marker is in Bainbridge, Georgia, in Decatur County. Marker is at the intersection of East Shotwell Street (Business U.S. 84) and Broad Street (Business U.S. 27), on the right when traveling west on East Shotwell Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge GA 39817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers (about 700 feet away); El Camino Real
Camp Recovery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
2. Camp Recovery Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bainbridge Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away); De Soto Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Decatur County (approx. 0.2 miles away); The J.D. Chason Memorial Park / The J.D. Chason Memorial Park History (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bainbridge.
 
More about this marker. The marker was erected in the late 1930s.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Marker at Camp Recovery site.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Camp Recovery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
3. Camp Recovery Marker
Looking west on E. Shotwell Street (US Highway 84 Business) on the left; Broad Street is to the right.
Camp Recovery Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
4. Camp Recovery Marker
Looking southwest at the intersection of E. Shotwell Street (left) and Broad Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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