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In Memory of J. Rufus Kelly

 
 
In Memory of J. Rufus Kelly plaque. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 29, 2017
1. In Memory of J. Rufus Kelly plaque.
Inscription.  
Who defended Gordon GA. from
the invasion of Sherman's Army
Nov. 1864

 
Erected 1940 by the Wilkinson County Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 32° 52.905′ N, 83° 20.042′ W. Marker is in Gordon, Georgia, in Wilkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of Macon Road and Jackson Street, on the left when traveling north on Macon Road. Located next to the Gordon Train Depot Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Jackson Street, Gordon GA 31031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Evacuation of Gordon (here, next to this marker); The March to the Sea (here, next to this marker); The Stoneman Raid (here, next to this marker); He Wouldn't Run (here, next to this marker); Gordon (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon Depot-Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramah Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gordon.
 
Also see . . .  Blog about J. Rufus Kelly. (Submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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In Memory of J. Rufus Kelly monument. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 29, 2017
2. In Memory of J. Rufus Kelly monument.
Wide view of monument at Gordon Train Depot Museum. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 29, 2017
3. Wide view of monument at Gordon Train Depot Museum.
Nearby marker about J. Rufus Kelly. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 29, 2017
4. Nearby marker about J. Rufus Kelly.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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