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Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Surrender of Confederate Troops

 
 
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By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Surrender of Confederate Troops Marker
Inscription.
May 12, 1865
Brig. Gen. Wm. T. Wofford [CS] arranged with Brig. Gen. Henry M. Judah, U.S.A. for the surrender of some 3000 to 4000 Confederate soldiers, mostly Georgians, not paroled in Virginia, N. Carolina, and elsewhere.

During final negotiations, Gen. Woffords hdqrs were at the McCravey - Johnson res. on Church St. Gen. Judahs hdqrs were at Spring Bank, the home of the Rev. Charles Wallace Howard, 2 mi. N. of Kingston. Rations were supplied to the Confederate soldiery by the Federal Commissary.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-36.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.117′ N, 84° 56.61′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kingston Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shermans March to the Sea (about
Surrender of Confederate Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Surrender of Confederate Troops Marker
500 feet away); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (about 700 feet away); Confederate Memorial Day (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rome Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,579 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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