Springfield in Effingham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sherman's Left Wing
On the 9th, Hq. Left Wing moved forward to Monteith. By the evening of the 11th, both the 14th and 20th Corps were in line facing the Confederate fortifications of Savannah and the Siege of Savannah had begun.
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 51-16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 21.994′ N, 81° 18.581′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Georgia, in Effingham County. Marker is at the intersection of South Laurel Street (State Highway 21) and East 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on South Laurel Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield GA 31329, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles Effingham County Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Effingham County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Effingham County Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Ebenezer (approx. 2.8 miles away); Jerusalem (Ebenezer) Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bethany (approx. 4.9 miles away); Historic Taverns on this Road (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
Also see . . . Sherman's March to the Sea. (Submitted on May 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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