Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Jefferson Davis Bridge
West Point Graduate
Class of 1828
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Indian Wars 1829- 1835
Member of Congress 1845-'46
Colonel U.S. Army
Hero of Buena Vista and Monterey
Secretary of War 1853-'57
Senator from Mississippi
Confederate States of America
1861 - 1865
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A tribute from Chapter "A"
Erected 1931 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 33° 28.52′ N, 81° 57.466′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on 5th St/Button Gwinnett Street (U.S. 1 / 78). On the bridge at the Savannah River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The “Haunted” Pillar of the Lower Market (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Marshall Robert Forsyth Fort Augusta ~ Fort Cornwallis / St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgia's State Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Academy of Richmond County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington's Southern Tour (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Augusta (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railroads (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . . Other Jefferson Davis Highway Markers. Other Jefferson Davis Highway Markers. This link is for other Jefferson Davis Highway Markers that have been entered into the Historical Marker database. (Submitted on July 29, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3, 4. submitted on February 14, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5, 6. submitted on July 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.