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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical SocietySherman’s March to the Sea series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1972.
Location. 32° 50.575′ N, 83° 36.205′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is on Ocmulgee National Park Road, 0.2 miles Emery Highway (Georgia Route 80), on the right when traveling south. Marker located on the grounds of Ocmulgee National Monument Park. Park address is 1207 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217. 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 walking distance of this marker. The Dunlap House (a few steps from this marker); William Bartram Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Dunlap House (about 700 feet away); The Battle of Dunlap Hill-Stoneman's Raid (about 700 feet away); Fort Hawkins (approx. 0.6 miles away); War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Hawkins (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,416 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on October 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on July 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on November 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 3. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 4, 5. submitted on July 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.