Sherman's Right At Indian Springs

Sherman's Right At Indian Springs (HM245)

Location: Flovilla, GA 30216 Butts County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 14.814', W 83° 55.23'

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On Nov. 17, 1864, the 15th Corps, leading the Right Wing of Gen. Sherman's army (US) on its March to the Sea. marched from McDonough to Jackson. Below Locust Grove (16 mi. NW), Woods' and Hazen's divisions turned right to avoid Jackson and camped at Liberty Church (7 mi. SW). On the 18th, Woods and Hazen moved to Indian Springs and encamped while waiting their turn to cross the Ocmulgee River at Planters' Factory (6.5 mi. E).To preserve order and to protect the civilian inhabitants, the 100th Indiana Infantry was detailed for provost duty in the town.
HM NumberHM245
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
Marker Number018-6
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 227894 N 3682462
Decimal Degrees33.24690000, -83.92050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 14.814', W 83° 55.23'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 14' 48.84" N, 83° 55' 13.80" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near N9776 GA-42, Flovilla GA 30216, US
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