Scottsboro in Baldwin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Route of Gen. Kilpatrick’s Cavalry
Erected 1994 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 005-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Sherman''s March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 1.435′ N, 83° 14.053′ W. Marker is in Scottsboro, Georgia, in Baldwin County. Marker is at the intersection of Irwinton Road (Ga 29) (U.S. 441) and Georgia Route 243, on the right when traveling north on Irwinton Road (Ga 29). 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Clark House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cedar Lane Cemetery Fort Wilkinson (approx. 1.9 miles away); Milledgeville State Hospital (approx. 2 miles away); Old Fort Wilkinson (approx. 2.1 miles away); Old Oglethorpe University (approx. 2.2 miles away); Carl Vinson • Mary Green Vinson (approx. 3½ miles away); The Methodist Church (approx. 3½ miles away).
Also see . . . Hugh Judson Kilpatrick, from Wikipedia,. Known as "Kilcavalry" (or "Kill-Cavalry") for using tactics in battle that were considered as a reckless disregard for lives of soldiers under his command, Kilpatrick was both praised for the victories he achieved, and despised by southerners whose homes and towns he devastated. (Submitted on May 11, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 967 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.