President Jefferson Davis

President Jefferson Davis (HMG5R)

Location: Warthen, GA 31094 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 4.812', W 82° 48.209'

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Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America and party camped near here in a wooded area, when trying to reach Mobile, in his flight from Federal Soldiers. The party, on horseback, stopped at Warthen's Store to purchase food supplies for man and beast and were directed to a secluded spot, on what was then known as Griffin's Pond.

From here President Davis and his party proceeded to a point in Irwin County where they were overtaken by Union soldiers and captured.
HM NumberHMG5R
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number150-6
Year Placed1954
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 3:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 331667 N 3661624
Decimal Degrees33.08020000, -82.80348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.812', W 82° 48.209'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 48.72" N, 82° 48' 12.54" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6113-6309 Warthen Rd, Warthen GA 31094, US
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