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Recovery in Decatur County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Camp Recovery Monument

 
 
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By Denise Smiley
1. Camp Recovery Monument
Inscription. Erected on the site of Camp Recovery near which are buried officers and soldiers of the United States Army who died during the Indian Wars in the Flint River and Chattahoochee River countries [sic] 1817 to 1821
 
Erected 1882 by U.S. Secretary of War (U.S. Army).
 
Location. 30° 45.176′ N, 84° 43.966′ W. Marker is in Recovery, Georgia, in Decatur County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Booster Club Road and Recovery Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge GA 39819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Recovery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Scott (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joshua Davis House (approx. 4.4 miles away in Florida); Ira Sanborn (approx. 5.4 miles away); Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 6.7 miles away in Florida); a different marker also named Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 7.1 miles away in Florida); United States Arsenal (1832-1861) (approx. 7.1 miles away in Florida); Charles James Munnerlyn / “Refuge” (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The cannon was never fired
Camp Recovery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Denise Smiley
2. Camp Recovery Monument
at the site; it was moved there later as a memorial.
 
Also see . . .
1. Camp Recovery Monument - U.S. Army Hospital & Cemetery. (Submitted on April 25, 2018.)
2. Fort Scott (Flint River, Georgia). Wikipedia (Submitted on April 25, 2018.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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