Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brigadier General Henry Lewis Benning
Erected 2012 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Lizzie Rutherford Chapter 60, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1924.
Location. 32° 28.633′ N, 84° 58.967′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Linwood Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Establishment of Memorial Day (about 300 feet away); Confederate Dead (about 500 feet away); Columbus' First Jewish Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Colored Department of the City Hospital / Doctors and Nurses (about 600 feet away); This Gun (about 600 feet away); Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Winona Cargile Alexander: A Founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . Biography of Henry L. Benning. Galileo, the Digital Library of Georgia, has a full biography of General Benning here: (Submitted on July 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.