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Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Last Cabinet Meeting of the C.S.A.

 
 
Bank of the State of Georgia, Washington Branch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jonathan Newell, August 5, 2006
1. Bank of the State of Georgia, Washington Branch Marker
Inscription. Site of the Bank of the State of Georgia, Washington Branch. Last cabinet meeting Confederates States of America May 4, 1865. In a final act, Jefferson Davis dissolved the C.S.A. government.
 
Location. 33° 44.28′ N, 82° 44.355′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is on North Spring Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 Court Street, Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dissolution of the Confederate Government (here, next to this marker); Jefferson Davis (a few steps from this marker); Bolton Factory (a few steps from this marker); Wilkes County (a few steps from this marker); Washington-Wilkes Vietnam Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodmen of the World Supreme Sacrifice Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Market (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. A few other places claim to have hosted the last cabinet meeting, but they all occurred
Washington, Georgia Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Jonathan Newell, August 5, 2006
2. Washington, Georgia Courthouse
The marker is located at the right side of the courthouse, near the handicap access ramp.
before the May 4 meeting in Washington. Check out this list of related markers.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2013, by Jonathan Newell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on May 23, 2014, by Glenn Sheffield of Tampa, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2013, by Jonathan Newell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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