Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
General James Screven
Killed in Battle Here
With General Screven in the action were Major James Jackson, Colonel John White, Capt. Celerine Brusard and Capt. Edward Young, with 100 Continentals and 20 Mounted Miltia, against a force of 400 British Regulars, Refugees and Indians under Col. James Mark Prevost and Col. Daniel McGirth. General Screven died from his wounds the following day.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 89-17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 47.23′ N, 81° 26.123′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of South Coastal Highway (U.S. 17) and Mamies Road, on the right when traveling north on South Coastal Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sunbury and Fort Morris (approx. 0.9 miles away); Savannah-New Inverness Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Sunbury Road Button Gwinnett (approx. 1.3 miles away); Nathan Brownson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Brigadier General Daniel Stewart (approx. 1.3 miles away); Road to Sunbury (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Lyman Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Midway.
Also see . . . Quarterman Family: Gen. James Screven (c1744-1778). General Screven was wounded and captured; he died while in the hands of the enemy. (Submitted on February 12, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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