Grange in Jefferson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The March to the Sea
After selecting the serviceable horses in the neighborhood for use by the Union army, more than 80 head of mules and old horses from the Cain and Hudson farms were herded into the SE corner of the CR and shot. Next morning, Morgan’s division turned right at the CR and moved toward Louisville.
Erected 2000 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 081-4.)
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, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1845.
Location. 33° 4.941′ N, 82° 34.71′ W. Marker is in Grange, Georgia, in Jefferson Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville GA 30434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fenn's Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Sherman's Left Wing (approx. 6.9 miles away); Dr. Alexander Avera (approx. 8.3 miles away); Sylvan Grove (approx. 8.8 miles away); Glascock County National Bicentennial Monument (approx. 10˝ miles away); Glascock County Veterans Monument (approx. 10˝ miles away); Crossing the Ogeechee River (approx. 10˝ miles away); Glascock County (approx. 10˝ miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is a replacement for an earlier marker with the same title and similar text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission at this location, which had disappeared.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.