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By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
Last Land Battle in War of 1861-1865 Marker
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Battle of Columbus
South face At 8:00 P.M. Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865, Federal forces, trying to secure the crossing of the Chattahoochee River, attacked strong defences near Columbus, Georgia. In the face of heavy musketry and artillery fire, the . . . — Map (db m101340) HM WM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — Confederate Boats
Located on the bank immediately to the north was the C.S.A. Naval Yard. The facility which built the ironclad Ram "Muscogee" and renovated the gunboat "Chattachoochee." Sunk in the river in 1865, these boats were salvaged during the . . . — Map (db m101486) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-1 — Last Land Battle in War of 1861-65
The last important land battle of the War Between the States was fought here April 16, 1865, resulting in the capture of Columbus by Federal forces. The engagement began directly west of Columbus in Alabama and ended on the Georgia side of . . . — Map (db m42113) HM

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