Union Army Headquarters 1865This building, now the quarters of a private Club, was erected in 1857 for Edmund Molyneux, British consul at Savannah, and served as his residence and as the Consulate until Molyneux's return to England in 1863. In 1865 the Molyneux house was appropriated by the Union Army as Headquarters for General O.O. Howard and his successor, General William F. Barry. Representatives of the family claimed that furnishings valued at more than $10,000, including part of the famous Molyneux wine cellar, were damaged or removed during the Federal occupation.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 491028 N 3548241|
|Decimal Degrees||32.07038333, -81.09505000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 4.223', W 81° 5.703'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 4' 13.38" N, 81° 5' 42.18" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 450 Bull St, Savannah GA 31401, US|
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