Site of Wayside Home
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GA H2OBUG
N 33° 36.881 W 083° 04.606
17S E 307337 N 3721367
Quick Description: Site of Wayside Home On US 278/Ga 12 in Union Point
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/13/2007 6:57:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM1P4Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 28

Long Description:
Here in 1862-1864 was located the Wayside Home, operated by 14 gallant Confederate women of this city. More than one million meals were served to Confederate soldiers, sailors, and marines, passing though this town. More than ten thousand Confederates registered in a roster kept here. Weary, sick,and wounded men of the South were made to feel at home here, to rest and receive aid. General James Longstreet and part of the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, passed through here in September of 1863 enroute to bloody Chickamauga.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: GHM 066-2

Date: Not listed

Sponsor: Not listed

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