Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation
On a separate plaque at top:
Date of Battle June 9, 1836
On a separate plaque at bottom:
Stewart County lost 4 killed Capt. Robert Billups, Jared Irwin, David Delk, ---- Hunter
Erected through efforts of Roanoke Chapter D.A.R.
Mrs. Wm. A. Fitzgerald, Regent
Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration / Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 32° 6.274′ N, 85° 2.293′ W. Marker is near Omaha, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is on Omaha Road (Route 39) one mile north of Canyon Road (Route 39C), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Omaha GA 31821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florence (approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Fort (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Jones (approx. 3.1 miles away); Roanoke (approx. 3.8 miles away); Providence United Methodist Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Rev. David Walker Lowe (approx. 8.2 miles away); Glennville (approx. 8.3 miles away in Alabama); Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church /Macedonia School (approx. 11.4 miles away in Alabama). Click for a list of all markers in Omaha.
Also see . . . The Battle of Shepherd's Plantation - Explore Southern History.
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