St. Marys in Camden County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Civil War: Local People
St. Marys History Walk
O.J. Hickox, Jr., Ed. Woodbine, Georgia
Diary entry courtesy of Bryan-Lang Historical Archives.
Moses Dallas was a slave from St. Marys when he began working for the Confederate Navy. He was riverboat pilot of the ironclad CSS Savannah. On June 3, 1864, Moses piloted 120 men in seven boats safely
Erected 2016 by The Lundin & Thurner Families.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 30° 43.286′ N, 81° 33.218′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Georgia, in Camden County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Bartlett Street and St Marys Street West, on the left when traveling north. Located within the St. Marys History Walk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Bartlett St, Saint Marys GA 31558, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Civil War Comes to St. Marys (here, next to this marker); The Civil War: Local Landmarks (here, next to this marker); Southern Signature (a few steps from this marker); St. Marys: A Military Town for 200+ Years (a few steps from this marker); The Enduring Gullah (a few steps from this marker); Georgia’s Coastal Gem:The Birth of a City (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Battles of The War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 30, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.