Griswoldville in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville The Advance from East Macon
Forming line of battle with Anderson’s brigade on the right, the Athens and Augusta Battalions in the center, McCoy’s brigade on the left, Mann’s brigade in reserve and the State Line regiments deployed as skirmishers in his front, Phillips advanced to Griswoldville, only to find that the enemy had retired.
Unaware that Walcutt had halted and intrenched about 1 ½ miles east, south of the railroad, to protect the right of Sherman’s army then moving on the Irwinton road, Phillips reassembled his command and began moving
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-25.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1994.
Location. 32° 52.267′ N, 83° 29.324′ W. Marker is in Griswoldville, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Henderson Road and Griswoldville Road, on the right when traveling north on Henderson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Griswoldville (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Pistol Factory (a few steps from this marker); Griswoldville (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Griswoldville (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Griswoldville The Deployment and Assaults (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Target Griswoldville (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville: (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griswoldville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,262 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on May 26, 2013, by Harry Gatzke of Huntsville, Alabama. Photos: 1. submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5, 6. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.