Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Brigadier General Henry Lewis Benning
Erected 2012 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Lizzie Rutherford Chapter 60, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 32° 28.633′ N, 84° 58.967′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and 7th Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located in Linwood Cemetery, at almost the exact center of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Linwood Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Dead (about 500 feet away); Columbus' First Jewish Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Colored Department of the City Hospital / Doctors and Nurses (about 600 feet away); This Gun (about 600 feet away); Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Last Land Battle in War of 1861-65 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tyler Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . Biography of Henry L. Benning. Galileo, the Digital Library of Georgia, has a full biography of General Benning here: (Submitted on July 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.