Near Macon in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville
Near Griswoldville (4 miles E), Walcutt was attacked by a division of Georgia Militia [CS] under Brig. Gen. P. J. Phillips who approached via this road. After three hours of fighting in which both sides suffered severely, Phillips was forced to withdraw.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-21.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 52.433′ N, 83° 33.317′ W. Marker is near Macon, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Garrison Road (Georgia Route 49) and Griswoldville Road, on the right when traveling north on Old Garrison Road. Click for map. The marker is just north of the Bibb-Jones County Line. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Dunlap House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battles of Dunlap Farm (approx. 3.4 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named The Dunlap House (approx. 3.5 miles away); Battle of Dunlap Hill-Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3.5 miles away); Central City College/Georgia Baptist College (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fort Hawkins (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Macon.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.