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

Camp Recovery Monument

 
 
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By Denise Smiley
1. Camp Recovery Monument
Inscription.  Erected on the site of Camp Recovery near which are buried officers and soldiers of the United States Army who died during the Indian Wars in the Flint River and Chattahoochee River countries 1817 to 1821
 
Erected 1882 by U.S. Secretary of War.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 30° 45.176′ N, 84° 43.966′ W. Marker is in Recovery, Georgia, in Decatur County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Booster Club Road and Recovery Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge GA 39819, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Recovery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Scott (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joshua Davis House (approx. 4.4 miles away in Florida); Ira Sanborn (approx. 5.4 miles away); Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 6.7 miles
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By Denise Smiley
2. Camp Recovery Monument
away in Florida); a different marker also named Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 7.1 miles away in Florida); United States Arsenal (1832-1861) (approx. 7.1 miles away in Florida); Charles James Munnerlyn / “Refuge” (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
More about this monument. The cannon was never fired at the site; it was moved there later as a memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Recovery Monument - U.S. Army Hospital & Cemetery. (Submitted on April 25, 2018.)
2. Fort Scott (Flint River, Georgia). Wikipedia (Submitted on April 25, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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