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Creation Date

6-16-2012

Building Name

Camp Recovery

Description

Camp Recovery Marker, Bainbridge, GA.

This is a monument on the site which marks the burial place of U.S. soldiers and officers who died here. Camp Recovery was established during the First Seminole War as a camp to help wounded soldiers. It was placed by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Decatur Historical Society in 1995.

It reads as follows :

" On the east side of Flint River, twenty-one miles southwest is the site of Camp Recovery, established during the First Seminole Indian War as a hospital base to which the sick soldiers from Fort Scott were sent to recover. A Federal Monument on the site marks the burial place of U.S. officers and soldiers who died during the hostilities in the Flint and Chattahoochee River Counties 1817-1821."

Latitude, Longitude

30.90407778, -84.57555278

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Camp Recovery Marker; Camp Recovery; First Seminole Indian War; Fort Scott; Historical marker; Monument; Decatur County (Ga.); Bainbridge (Ga.); Historical markers --- Georgia --- Bainbridge.

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