Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Major General Anthony Wayne
1745 - 1796
Continental troops in many
battles of the war including
Brandywine, Paoli, Monmouth,
Germantown and the daring night
attack at Stony Point. After
Yorktown he served on the Ga
frontier and became the U.S.
Representative of Ga before
returning to military service.
Erected by Stone placed by Pa Society of the Sons of the Revolution and its Color Guard.
Location. 32° 4.552′ N, 81° 6.033′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street). Click for map. Located between Louisville Road and West Harris Street (Between Savannah Visitor Center and Savannah Roundhouse Museum, in the Battlefield Memorial Park). Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Pidcock (here, next to this marker); Joseph Brandt (here, next to this marker); Joel Lane (here, next to this marker); Lt. Ambrose Gordon (here, next to this marker); Lt Joseph Lawton Lt. Col John Harris Cruger (here, next to this marker); Col. John Jones (here, next to this marker); Robert Morris (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
Also see . . . Anthony Wayne Biography, Biographybase entry. ... The highlight of Wayne's Revolutionary War service was probably his victory at Stony Point. On July 16, 1779, in a nighttime, bayonets-only assault lasting thirty minutes, light infantry commanded by Wayne overcame British fortifications at Stony Point, New York, a cliffside redoubt commanding the southern Hudson River. The success of this operation provided a boost to the morale of an army which had at that time suffered a series of military defeats. Congress awarded him a medal for the victory. ... (Submitted on April 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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