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Near Omaha in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation

 
 
Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
1. Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker
Inscription.  On this site was fought the battle of Shepherd's Plantation between Creek Indians and pioneer settlers aided by volunteer soldiers stationed at Forts Ingersol, Jones and McCreary under Major Henry W. Jernigan and Captain Hamilton Garmany.

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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 9, 1870.
 
Location. 32° 6.274′ N, 85° 2.293′ W. Marker is near Omaha, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is on Omaha

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Road (Route 39) one mile north of Canyon Road (Route 39C), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Omaha GA 31821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florence (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort McCreary – 1836 (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Jones (approx. 3.1 miles away); Indian Trail (approx. 4.6 miles away); Providence United Methodist Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Rev. David Walker Lowe (approx. 8.2 miles away); Spanish Fort, 1689-1691 (approx. 8.2 miles away in Alabama); Glennville (approx. 8.4 miles away in Alabama). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Shepherd's Plantation - Explore Southern History. (Submitted on August 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
2. Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker
The separate plaque beneath the main marker.
Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
3. Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker
Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 13, 2011
4. Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation Marker
The marker is up a small flight of steps from the road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,329 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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