Spier's Turnout

Spier's Turnout (HMDZS)

Location: Bartow, GA 30413 Jefferson County
Buy Georgia State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 32° 52.751', W 82° 28.439'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
On Nov. 28, 1864, Jackson's division, 20th Corps(Williams), of Gen. Sherman's army [USA],destroyed the railroad from Davisboro, No. 12, CRR, to Spier's Turnout (Bartow), No. 11, CRR,while Geary's division and the First MichiganEngineers were destroying the railwayfacilities at Davisboro and five miles of track west of that point. That night, Hq 20th Corpswas established in Bartow.

Next day, the two infantry divisions andMichigan Engineers destroyed the track andall railway facilities from this point to theOgeechee River, then turned north towardLouisville to rejoin the Left Wing.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
Marker Number81-13
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 2:56pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 362112 N 3638856
Decimal Degrees32.87918333, -82.47398333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.751', W 82° 28.439'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 45.06" N, 82° 28' 26.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7685-7699 Church St, Bartow GA 30413, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Site of Fort Wood
0.02 miles
0.03 miles
Old Savannah Road
1.29 miles
General Wood's Fort
1.6 miles
Tarver's Mill
3.48 miles
The 20th Corps
4.11 miles
Old Sunbury Road
4.53 miles
Old Sunbury Road
5.35 miles
Historic Highways
5.89 miles
Claxton Historic Burial Site
7.23 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?