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Milledgeville in Baldwin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Provost Guard Campsite

 
 
Provost Guard Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2005
1. Provost Guard Campsite Marker
Inscription. The 3rd Wisconsin and the 107th New York Regiments, having been detailed for provost duty, encamped on this square, November 22-25, 1864. The State Arsenal on the north side of the square was burned. The magazine, which stood on the opposite side, was destroyed with explosives. Considerable damage was wrought to the churches and the Statehouse. The State Library was plundered and books were destroyed. Otherwise, little permanent damage was done to Milledgeville's houses and public buildings.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 005-16.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 4.805′ N, 83° 13.494′ W. Marker was in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker was at the intersection of East Greene Street and North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east on East Greene Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. State House Square ( a few steps from this marker); Alexis de Tocqueville
It appears marker has gone missing based on marker coordinates. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
2. It appears marker has gone missing based on marker coordinates.
( a few steps from this marker); Georgia's Secession Convention ( within shouting distance of this marker); Troup-Clark Political Feud ( within shouting distance of this marker); Milledgeville Confederate Monument ( within shouting distance of this marker); In Commemoration of Marquis De Lafayette ( within shouting distance of this marker); Old State Capitol ( about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Statehouse Square ( about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milledgeville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,592 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on April 30, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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