Gen. Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V.

Gen. Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V. (HMHY4)

Location: Dawson, GA 39842 Terrell County
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N 31° 46.557', W 84° 26.796'

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General Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V., the only Camp east of the Mississippi to be named for a General from the west of that river, was organized May 3, 1956, with members from several counties in Southwest Georgia.

General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne (Mar. 17, 1828 - Nov. 30, 1864), Irish-born druggist and soldier, resident of Helena, Arkansas, joined the Confederate Army as Captain of the Yell Rifles. Known as "The Stonewall Jackson of the West," Major General Cleburne was killed in battle at Franklin, Tennessee, soon after the Battle of Atlanta. According to General Robert E. Lee, he was "a meteor shooting from a clouded sky."

Charter members of this Camp include: P. C. King, Jr., Commander, William R. Edwards, Raymond Lash, M. M. Fiveash, J. T. Thornton, W.C. Lash, Credille Rogers of Dawson; Bob Cook of Cusseta; J. W. Ivey, T. E. Shaffer, F. P. Love of Cuthbert; Dr. M. B. Bowman of Albany; William F. Cummings of Brinson; Raymond C. Jackson of Tifton; Willie D. Hammock, Jr., of Coleman; Ernest Breedlove Whitchard of Millen; Senator Walter F. George of Vienna. This Camp was organized by Clyde A. Boynton, Division Commander.
HM NumberHMHY4
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series.
Marker Number135-2
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 4:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 741802 N 3518440
Decimal Degrees31.77595000, -84.44660000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.557', W 84° 26.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 33.42" N, 84° 26' 47.76" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 N Main St, Dawson GA 39842, US
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