Liberty County has been referred to as one of the most important counties in the country in terms of American History. Home to several important historic figures including Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall both of whom were signers of the Declaration of Independence, Liberty County, GA is only one of three counties in Georgia not named for a person. Named instead for the unquenchable spirit of Liberty, Liberty County Georgia has been instrumental in shaping the landscape of America. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, Fort Morris to Fort Stewart, from the Civil Rights movement to the fight against terrorism, Liberty County has played a major role in every significant event in American history. Liberty County is also home to Fort Stewart, the largest military installation east of the Mississippi River and home to the 3rd Infantry Division, which has one of the most successful combat records of any U.S. Army division.