Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battles of Dunlap Farm
On Nov. 20, 1864 Macon was again attacked by Federal cavalry under Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick from this same ridge. Confederate forces under Colonel Colmes repulsed the attackers. Macon was thus saved from capture for the second time.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 011-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 50.825′ N, 83° 36.21′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is on Ocmulgee National Park Road 0.2 miles from Emery Highway (Georgia Route 80), on Click for map. Marker located on the grounds of Ocmulgee National Monument Park. Park address is 1207 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Dunlap House (here, next to this marker); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Dunlap House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Dunlap Hill-Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Hawkins (approx. half a mile away); War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration (approx. half a mile away); Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe (approx. half a mile away); De Soto in Georgia (approx. 1.1 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Macon.
More about this marker. Marker was previously located outside of fence line of the park. In 2013 in conjunction with two National Parks Services markers placed on park grounds, this marker was moved to its present location inside the park.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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