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Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Camp

 
 
Confederate Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 25, 2010
1. Confederate Camp Marker
Inscription.  Confederate Infantry Camp Stephens was named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederacy. Nearly all troops in the Confederate Army from Georgia were mobilized here and at Cavalry Camp Milner, located at the present Griffin Municipal Park. Spalding County provided nine companies, Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery, to the Confederate Army and a number of militia companies which served locally. The Spalding Grays, Co. D, 2nd Batt. of Inf., was the first to join the Southern forces.
 
Erected 1972 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 126-19.)
 
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.
 
Location. 33° 16.534′ N, 84° 16.409′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Marker is on Stephens Street, 0 miles east of Jackson Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Griffin GA 30223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. Camp Stephens (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Confederate Camp (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old McIntosh Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Georgia Experiment Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Holliday Family Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Griffin Commercial District (approx. 1.8 miles away); Founding of Griffin (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
 
Confederate Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 25, 2010
2. Confederate Camp Marker
Looking east on Stephens Street, with North 9th Street visible in the distance
Confederate Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 25, 2010
3. Confederate Camp Marker
Confederate Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 25, 2010
4. Confederate Camp Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,295 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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