Site of Wayside Home

Site of Wayside Home (HMAAI)

Location: Union Point, GA 30669 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 36.882', W 83° 4.608'

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Here in 1862-1864 was located the Wayside home, operated by 14 gallant Confederate women of this city. More than one million meals were served to Confederate soldiers, sailors, and marines, passing thought this town. More than ten thousand Confederates registered in a roster kept here. Weary, sick, and wounded men of the South were made to feel at home here, to rest and receive aid. General James Longstreet and part of the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, passed thought here in September of 1863, enroute to bloody Chickamauga.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number066-2
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 12:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 307333 N 3721369
Decimal Degrees33.61470000, -83.07680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.882', W 83° 4.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 52.92" N, 83° 4' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4760 Lamb Ave, Union Point GA 30669, US
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