Sandersville in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The March to the Sea
That afternoon, Jackson’s and Geary’s division, 20th Corps, moved to Tennille (3 miles S) to destroy the railroad from that point to Davisboro. Next morning, Ward’s division, 20th Corps, and Carlin’s division, 14th Corps, moved to Davisboro with the artillery and trains of both corps. Morgan’s and Baird’s divisions, 14th Corps, moved to Fenn’s Bridge (13 miles
On the 27th, Gen. Sherman, who had accompanied the Left Wing from Atlanta to Sandersville, changed to the Right Wing (15th and 17th Corps) which was then near Tennille.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 150-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 59.235′ N, 82° 46.918′ W. Marker is in Sandersville, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is on East McCarty Street (Georgia Route 24) 0.1 miles west of McDaniel Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1282 East McCarty Street, Sandersville GA 31082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Brown House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Saunder’s Store (approx. 1.7 miles away); Washington County World War II Monuments (approx. 1.7 miles away); Washington County World War I Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Washington County World War II Memorial (approx. Washington County Korean Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); Washington County Viet Nam War Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandersville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.