Griswoldville in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville
About 2:30 P.M., he was attacked by the 1st Division, Georgia Militia, Brig. Gen. P. J. Phillips, with four guns. Advancing in three lines across the open fields, the Georgians made seven determined assaults; they silenced Arndt’s guns but could not break the Union line.
At dusk, Phillips was forced to retire but Catterson made no attempt to pursue him. Killed and wounded: [CS] 523; [US] 92
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-24.)
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.
Location. 32° 52.262′ N, 83° 29.323′ 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 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Griswoldville The Advance from East Macon (a few steps from this marker); Griswoldville (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Pistol Factory (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Griswoldville (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Griswoldville The Deployment and Assaults (approx. 0.9 miles 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). 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 1,168 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on October 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 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. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.