Near Irwinton in Wilkinson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
That day, G.A. Smith’s division, preceded by the 1st Alabama Cavalry [US], had advanced through Toomsboro to the RR bridge over the Oconee River and skirmished with the defenders [CS]. Other elements of the 17th Corps destroyed the railroad through McIntyre and burned the bridge over Commissioner Creek.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 158-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 49.404′ N, 83° 12.679′ W. Marker is near Irwinton, Georgia, in Wilkinson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Georgia Route 57) and Macon Road, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Irwinton GA 31042, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this George Henry Carswell (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wilkinson County (approx. 2.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 2.4 miles away); Major John Hatcher (approx. 6.3 miles away); Robert Toombs (approx. 7.6 miles away); Toomsboro (was approx. 7.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Ramah Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); In Memory of J. Rufus Kelly (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irwinton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 502 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.