Historic Markers Across Georgia



Confederate Camp



Marker ID: GHM 126-19
Location: East McIntosh Road at site of camp
County: Spalding
Coordinates: N 33° 16.534    W 084° 16.409
  33.275567    -84.273483
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3CV5
Confederate Camp Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Confederate Infantry Camp Stephens was named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederacy. Nearly all troops in Confederacy Army from Georgia were mobilized here and at Cavalry Camp Milner, located at the present Griffin Municipal Park. Spalding County provided nine companies, Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery, to the Confederate Army and a number of militia companies which served locally. The Spalding Grays, Co. D, 2nd Batt. Of Inf., was the first to join the Southern forces.

GHM 126-19 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1972



 

 

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