Alamo in Wheeler County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 153-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 8.884′ N, 82° 46.924′ W. Marker is in Alamo, Georgia, in Wheeler County. Marker is on Pearl Avenue near Pine Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the County Courthouse south lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Alamo GA 30411, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Talmadge Home (approx. 8.4 miles away); Telfair County Telfair County Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Marion Bayard Folsom (approx. 8.9 miles away); Montgomery County (approx. 11.1 miles away); Montgomery County Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.1 miles away); Montgomery County Confederate Monument (approx. 11.1 miles away); Gov. Troupís Tomb (approx. 13.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. New Georgia Encyclopedia. The 298-square-mile county is named after Joseph Wheeler, a general who served in the Confederate cavalry during the Civil War (1861-65) and later in the Spanish-American War (1898). (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Wikipedia entry , Joseph Wheeler. During his career in the Confederate States Army, Wheeler was wounded three times, lost 36 staff officers to combat, and a total of 16 horses were shot from under him. (Submitted on October 25, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Political Subdivisions • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil •
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