Warthen in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
President Jeﬀerson Davis
From here President Davis and his party proceeded to a point in Irwin County where they were overtaken by Union soldiers and captured.
Erected 1954. (Marker Number 150-6.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 4.812′ N, 82° 48.209′ W. Marker is in Warthen, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is on Warthen Road (Georgia Route 15) ¼ mile north of Bay Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warthen GA 31094, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warthen (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of First Washington County Jail (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Brown House (approx. 6.3 miles away); David A. Gordon The March to the Sea (approx. 6½ miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 6.7 miles away); Pvt. Willie Lee Duckworth Sr. (approx. 6.7 miles away); Washington County World War II Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warthen.
Also see . . . Jefferson Davis. A biography of the Confederate President. (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Government • War, US Civil •
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