Confederate Camp

Confederate Camp

Confederate Camp 126-19Year Erected: 1972

Marker Text: Confederate Infantry Camp Stephens was named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederacy. Nearly all troops in the Confederate Army from Georgia were mobilized here and at Cavalry Camp Milner, located at the present Griffin Municipal Park. Spalding County provided nine companies, Infantry, Cavalry and Artillery, to the Confederate Army and a number of militia companies which served locally. The Spalding Grays, Co. D, 2nd Batt. of Inf., was the first to join the Southern forces.

Tips for Finding This Marker: On Stephens Street, on the left when traveling east in Griffin.