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Martin J. Crawford (1820-1883) - GHM 106-7 - Muscogee Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 28.237 W 084° 59.391
16S E 688909 N 3594381
Quick Description: Martin J. Crawford (1820-1883) state historic marker located on 13th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues, Columbus, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2010 9:23:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM80DP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:

Martin J. Crawford (1820-1883)

On the adjoining lot stood the large columned home of Martin Jenkins Crawford, Lawyer, Member of the General Assembly of Georgia, twice Judge of the Superior Court of the Chattahoochee Circuit, Member of the United States Congress, and of the provisional Confederate States Congress. He was one of three Confederate Peace Commissioners to President Lincoln. Upon the outbreak of the war he raised the Third Georgia Cavalry regiment of which he was Colonel.

Col. Crawford died while a member of the Supreme Court of Georgia.

GHM 106-7 Georgia Historical Commission 1953

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 106-7

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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