Surrender of Confederate Troops
State Historical Marker
Located on Church St. in Kingston
Brig. Gen. Wm. T. Wofford [CSA]
arranged with Brig. Gen. Henry M. Judah, U.S.A. for the surrender
of some 3000 to 4000 Confederate soldiers, mostly Georgians,
not paroled in Virginia, N. Carolina, and elsewhere.
During final negotiations, Gen.
Wofford's h'dq'rs were at the McCravey - Johnson res. on Church
St. Gen. Judah's h'dq'rs were at Spring Bank, the home of the Rev.
Charles Wallace Howard, 2 mi. N. of Kingston.
SURRENDER OF CONFEDERATE
May 12, 1865.
Rations were supplied to the Confederate
soldiery by the Federal Commissary.
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