Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford

Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford (HMKFB)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30121 Bartow County
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N 34° 15.037', W 84° 50.736'

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Gen. William Tatum Wofford (June 28, 1824 - May 22, 1884), Cav. Capt. in the Mexican War, Col. and Brig. Gen. in the Confederate Army, is buried here. After Fredericksburg he succeeded to the command of Gen. Thomas R. R. Cobb, who was mortally wounded there. He served with distinction at Manassas, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and the Wilderness. Jan. 23, 1865, the Confederate War Department placed him in charge of forces in North Georgia to protect citizens against "bushwhackers" and "guerrillas" and finally to arrange the surrender of Confederates in Georgia.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number008-40
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 698385 N 3792044
Decimal Degrees34.25061667, -84.84560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.037', W 84° 50.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 2.22" N, 84° 50' 44.16" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18-26 Shinall-Gaines Rd, Cartersville GA 30121, US
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