Route of Gen. Kilpatrick's Cavalry - GHS 005-15
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 33° 01.426 W 083° 14.052
17S E 291324 N 3656139
Quick Description: Located on US 441 at GA 243 (US Bus 441), south of Milledgeville in Scottsboro.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2015 9:43:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMNPVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
Gen. Sherman´s Cavalry Corps, commanded by Gen. Judson Kilpatrick, consisted of 5,000 men, 8,000 animals and 300 wagons. It rode from Gordon to Milledgeville on Nov. 24, 1864 to join the left wing of the Union Army. On the 25th, Gen. Kilpatrick moved toward Louisville and Waynesboro on the Sparta Road.

The right wing of the Federal Army, numbering 29,000 men of the 15th and 17th Corps, was commanded by Gen. Oliver O. Howard. It marched south of Milledgeville via Clinton, Gordon, and Irwinton, joining the left wing near Sandersville on Nov. 27.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: 005-15

Date: 1994

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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