Inscription. On April 19, 1865, a part of Wilson`s Federal Raiders, moving toward Macon, encountered the "Worrill Grays" near this spot. The "Grays," numbering less than 200 men, fought a magnificent battle, greatly outnumbered. After a two-hour battle they finally yielded to the superior force, leaving their dead and wounded in Federal hands. So fierce was the fighting that the two men in the 17th Indiana (mounted) Infantry who captured the flag of this fighting unit, were awarded Medals of Honor by the United States Government.
By David Seibert, June 27, 2007
|1. Battle of Culloden Marker|
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 102-5.)
Location. 32° 51.975′ N, 84° 5.714′ W. Marker is in Culloden, Georgia, in Monroe County. Marker is on Church Street 0.2 miles west of Lockett Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located at the cemetery on Church Street in Culloden. Marker is in this post office area: Culloden GA 31016, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Slave Cemetery (about 300 feet away, in a direct line); Alfred Blalock, M.D. (approx. ¼ mile away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation (approx. 10.4 miles away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors (approx. 10.4 miles away); Trice Cemetery (approx. 10.5 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 10.5 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 11.3 miles away); Federal Wire Road (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Culloden.
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on August 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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