Camp Lawton

Camp Lawton (HMATD)

Location: Millen, GA 30442 Jenkins County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 52.522', W 81° 57.498'

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Site of Camp Lawton
A Confederate Military Prison
built in 1864 to relieve the
overcrowded condition at
Andersonville Prison in Macon
County. Lawton Prison was a
stockade, enclosing 42 acres.
1398 feet by 1329 feet considered
to be the largest in the world.
It was occupied October 10, 1864
but was abandoned the following
November 17 with the approach
of Sherman's army.
Series This marker is part of the Shermans March to the Sea series
Placed ByState of Georgia Department of Natural Resources · Division of State Parks Historic Sites & Monuments
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 1:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 410352 N 3637877
Decimal Degrees32.87536667, -81.95830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.522', W 81° 57.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 31.32" N, 81° 57' 29.88" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1040 Magnolia Springs Rd, Millen GA 30442, US
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