Alamo in Wheeler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 153-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political Subdivisions • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt, and the Georgia Historical Society series lists.
Location. 32° 8.884′ N, 82° 46.924′ W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alamo GA 30411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Ocmulgee's Visitor Center (approx. 7.7 miles away); Talmadge Home (approx. 8.4 miles away); Telfair County (approx. 8.8 miles away); Telfair County Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Marion Bayard Folsom (approx. 8.9 miles away); Methodism at Spring Hill (approx. 9.9 miles away); Montgomery County (approx. 11.1 miles away); Montgomery County Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. New Georgia Encyclopedia. The 298-square-mile county is named after Joseph Wheeler, a general who served in the Confederate cavalry during the Civil War (1861-65) and later in the Spanish-American War (1898). (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Wikipedia entry , Joseph Wheeler. During his career in the Confederate States Army, Wheeler was wounded three times, lost 36 staff officers to combat, and a total of 16 horses were shot from under him. (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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