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The Columbus Guards - GHM 106- 16 – Muscogee Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 27.779 W 084° 59.544
16S E 688685 N 3593530
Quick Description: Located at 1st Avenue opposite the Court House, Columbus, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2008 12:29:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM3BE5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 14

Long Description:

The Columbus Guards


Site, of the last armory of the Columbus Guards, a noted military company charted by the Georgia Legislature in 1843 and organized in 1835. They served voluntarily in the Indian War 1836; the War with Mexico, 1846, the War Between the States, the Spanish War, on the Mexican Border in 1916-17, and the First World War, after which they became inactive. The Columbus Guards furnished the largest number of volunteer of any of the 21 companies from Muscogee County in the States War. Serving in 31 battles the Company surrendered at Appomattox April 9, 1865, with but 2 officers and 11 men. GHM 106-16 Georgia Historical Commission 1955

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 106-16

Date: 1955

Sponsor: Not listed

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