The 14th Corps

The 14th Corps (HM4U4)

Location: Sylvania, GA 30467 Screven County
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N 32° 49.639', W 81° 37.337'

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On Dec. 5, 1865, Maj. Gen. Jeff. C. Davis` 14th Corps of Gen. Sherman`s army (USA), which had left Atlanta on Nov. 15th on its destructive March to the Sea, camped at Jacksonboro. Carlin`s and Morgan`s divisions had marched via Lumpkin`s Station (Munnerlyn) without trouble, but Baird`s division, marching on the extreme left, arrived via Sardis after supporting Kilpatrick`s cavalry division (USA) in its engagement with Wheeler`s cavalry corps (CSA) at Waynesboro on the 4th.

On the 6th, after rebuilding the bridge over Beaver Dam Creek, the 14th Corps, followed by the cavalry, moved south on the Old Savannah Road (Ga 24) toward Ebenezer.
HM NumberHM4U4
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
Marker Number124-23A
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 441755 N 3632314
Decimal Degrees32.82731667, -81.62228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.639', W 81° 37.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 38.34" N, 81° 37' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1441-1445 GA-24 Spur, Sylvania GA 30467, US
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