Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Surrender of Confederate Troops
During final negotiations, Gen. Wofford's h'dq'rs were at the McCravey - Johnson res. on Church St. Gen. Judah's h'dq'rs were at Spring Bank, the home of the Rev. Charles Wallace Howard, 2 mi. N. of Kingston. Rations were supplied to the Confederate soldiery by the Federal Commissary.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-36.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 12, 1880.
Location. 34° 14.117′ N, 84° 56.61′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Kingston Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sherman’s March to the Sea (about 500 feet away); Kingston's Rich, Historical Past (about 600 feet away); Nellie Margaret Harris Applin (about 700 feet away); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (about 700 feet away); Confederate Memorial Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rome Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,729 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.