Near Gray in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
On the night of the 20th, the 17th Corps camped at Blountsville and along the road to Haddock with its advance guard near Fortville, well abreast of the 15th Corps which had reached Clinton that day.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-16.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 6.593′ N, 83° 28.9′ W. Marker is near Gray, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Eatonton Highway (U.S. 129) and Blounts Chapel Road, on the left when traveling north on Eatonton Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gray GA 31032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Blountsville Howell Cobb Plantation (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cobb's Quarter, Sherman's Campsite (approx. 5.7 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 7.6 miles away); James C. Roberts Municipal Complex (approx. 7.6 miles away); Jones County (approx. 7.7 miles away); James Madison Gray (approx. 7.7 miles away); Sunshine Church II (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gray.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.