Near Macon in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville
Near Griswoldville (2 miles NE), Walcutt was attacked by a division of Georgia Militia [CS] under Brig. Gen. P. J. Phillips. After three hours of fighting in which both sides suffered severely, Phillips was forced to withdraw his command to Macon.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-22.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 51.35′ N, 83° 30.317′ W. Marker is near Macon, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is on Irwinton Highway (Georgia Route 57) 0 miles east of Hidden Valley Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker adjoins the entrance to the new Griswoldville (Industrial) Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Irwinton Road, Macon GA 31217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Griswoldville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville The Advance from East Macon (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Confederate Pistol Factory (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Battle of Griswoldville The Deployment and Assaults (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville: (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 3.2 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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