Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Col. John White
who settled in America, he
commanded the 4th Georgia Continental
Battalion which marched from
New York to Georgia. Called the
"Hero of the Ogeechee," he and only
six men captured a force of 152 British
soldiers. Stricken by illness during
the Storm of Savannah, he died in 1780.
Erected by Stone placed by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia.
Location. 32° 4.553′ N, 81° 6.037′ 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. Peter Tondee (here, next to this marker); Major General Israel Putnam (here, next to this marker); To Honor Our Patriot Ancestors (here, next to this marker); Samuel Elbert (here, next to this marker); Colonel Mordecai Sheftall Mills Murphree (here, next to this marker); Captain Charles Floyd (here, next to this marker); Michael Dennison (here, next to this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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