Spalding Grays

Spalding Grays (HMIC3)

Location: Griffin, GA 30224 Spalding County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 13.552', W 84° 16.119'

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The Spalding Grays, as Co. D. 2nd Batt. Inf., was the first military unit from Spalding County to be mustered in to the Confederate Army. It was followed by 8 regular and several militia companies. The Spalding Grays have continued through the years as a unit of the Ga. Nat. Guard, serving in war and peace, military and civil emergencies. Today it is Co. C, 48th Reconnaissance Batt., 48th Armored Div., Ga. Nat. Guard, whose headquarters are in this modern armory, completed in 1956. The only earlier military company from the county was the Fannin Avengers which served in the Mexican War and has long since passed from existence.
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HM NumberHMIC3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number126-7
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 754538 N 3679652
Decimal Degrees33.22586667, -84.26865000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 13.552', W 84° 16.119'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 13' 33.12" N, 84° 16' 7.14" W
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Area Code(s)770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 87-107 Fair Rd, Griffin GA 30224, US
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