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Milledgeville in Baldwin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Route of the Twentieth Corps

 
 
Route of the Twentieth Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 5, 2010
1. Route of the Twentieth Corps Marker
Inscription. On the morning of Nov. 23, 1864, the main body of the 20th Corps of the Union Army, commanded by Gen. A. S. Williams, reached Milledgeville from Eatonton. The Corps marched down Jackson Street to this point where companies were formed into line. With bands playing, the Corps marched by the Capitol Square and camped on the east side of the Oconee River. General Henry W. Slocum, commander of the left wing, occupied the Milledgeville Hotel which stood four blocks east of this point.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 005-11.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
 
Location. 33° 4.699′ N, 83° 14.104′ W. Marker is in Milledgeville, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Greene Street and South Jackson Street, on the left when traveling east on West Greene Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milledgeville GA 31061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brown-Stetson-Sanford House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Governorís Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker
Route of the Twentieth Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 5, 2010
2. Route of the Twentieth Corps Marker
Looking west on West Greene Street; South Jackson Street is to the right
also named The Old Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); State College (approx. ľ mile away); Tomlinson Fort House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr Charles Holmes Herty Statesman -Chemist (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Charles Holmes Herty (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milledgeville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 867 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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