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Historical Markers in Irwinville, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Irwin County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Irwin County, GA (12) Ben Hill County, GA (10) Berrien County, GA (8) Coffee County, GA (13) Tift County, GA (13) Turner County, GA (1)  IrwinCounty(12) Irwin County (12)  BenHillCounty(10) Ben Hill County (10)  BerrienCounty(8) Berrien County (8)  CoffeeCounty(13) Coffee County (13)  TiftCounty(13) Tift County (13)  TurnerCounty(1) Turner County (1)
Ocilla is the county seat for Irwin County
Irwinville is in Irwin County
      Irwin County (12)  
ADJACENT TO IRWIN COUNTY
      Ben Hill County (10)  
      Berrien County (8)  
      Coffee County (13)  
      Tift County (13)  
      Turner County (1)  
 
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1Georgia (Irwin County), Irwinville — 11 J-5 — Irwinville
Jefferson Davis was made a prisoner of war at the close of the War Between the States. Richmond having fallen, the President of the Confederate States was seeking to reach remaining forces beyond the Mississippi. With his family and staff he made . . . Map (db m10566) HM
2Georgia (Irwin County), Irwinville — Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America 1861-1865 Reverse: On this spot May 10, 1865 President Jefferson Davis was made a prisoner of war by Federal troops Erected by the State of Georgia Eugene Talmadge, . . . Map (db m10568) HM
3Georgia (Irwin County), Irwinville — 077-5 — Jefferson Davis
On May 4, 1865, Jefferson Davis arrived in Washington, Georgia (178 miles NE), where he performed his last duties as President of the Confederate States of America. Soon thereafter, with a small staff and escort, he departed enroute to the . . . Map (db m10569) HM
4Georgia (Irwin County), Irwinville — 077-6 — Jefferson Davis
Late on May 8th, the night before his arrival at this site, Mr. Davis and his party had camped in Abbeville (26 miles NE), unaware that pursuit was close behind. Their pursuers, the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry (US), Lt. Col. Henry Harnden, had learned . . . Map (db m40151) HM
5Georgia (Irwin County), Irwinville — 077-4 — Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park
On the night of May 9, 1865, Jefferson Davis, with his family and a small escort, enroute south to avoid a screen of Union cavalry attempting to intercept him, reached the site of the present Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park (1 mile north) and . . . Map (db m40345) HM
 
 
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022