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General Thomas' Birthplace U-120 | Marker History

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
Region: Tidewater Region
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.
GPS Location: 36.690967,-77.029702
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