General Thomas’ Birthplace Marker, U-120
General George H. Thomas, "The Rock of Chickamauga," was born on July 31, 1816, about five miles to the south. A graduate of West Point, Thomas sided with the Union during the Civil War and won distinction in the campaigns in Tennessee.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1965
Geographic Location: Southampton County
Physical Description of Location: Southampton Parkway (US 58), about 1 mile west of split-off with US 58 Business, Courtland, VA 23837. Marker is on right when traveling east on US 58.
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