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Historic District - North in Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Central Railroad & Bank Bldg.

 
 
Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 2008
1. Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker
December 21st, Savannah surrendered to Union forces, and General Geary marched into city and took possession, making headquarters at Central Railroad Bank
Inscription.  Georgia Historical Society records show that this building, built in 1853 for the Central Railroad & Bank was confiscated by Gen. Wm. T. Sherman's Union Army Forces as the military hdqrs. of the Post Commandant, Gen. J.W. Geary during the occupation of Savannah.

Dec. 1864 - Dec. 1865
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1864.
 
Location. 32° 4.842′ N, 81° 5.445′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. It is in the Historic District - North. Marker is at the intersection of East Bay Street and Bull Street on East Bay Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 East Bay Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savannah City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Blaney Cluskey (within shouting distance of this marker); Chatham Artillery's (within shouting distance of this marker); Vaulting Through Time (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chatham Artillery's
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(within shouting distance of this marker); One Building - Many Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); A Storeroom By Any Other Name (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Customhouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 2008
2. Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker
Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, March 1, 2008
3. Central Railroad & Bank Bldg. Marker
Marker is located at the top of the fence at the right end of building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,522 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 12, 2024