Spier's Turnout

Spier's Turnout (HMDZS)

Location: Bartow, GA 30413 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 52.751', W 82° 28.439'

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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.
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HM NumberHMDZS
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
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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
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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
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7685-7699 Church St, Bartow GA 30413, US
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