Near Gray in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville The Deployment and Assaults
Sending Cook to the right, Phillips deployed Evans’ State Line regiments on his left with McCoy’s brigade on Evans’ left, its left near the railroad. Anderson’s brigade formed north of the railroad, its left parallel to the tracks. Anderson’s battery was posted on the railroad. About 2:30 P.M. Phillips advanced in three lines across the open fields southeast of this point.
Although he made seven assaults on the intrenched Union line, his untrained militia could not dislodge Walcutt’s battle-wise veterans and he was finally forced to retire towards Macon.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-26.)
Marker series. Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 52.143′ N, 83° 28.391′ W. Marker is near Gray, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is on Old Griswoldville Road one mile east of Henderson Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gray GA 31032, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville (approx. ¾ mile away); Battle of Griswoldville: (approx. 0.8 miles away); Griswoldville (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pitts Chapel (approx. 4.4 miles away); The 15th Corps (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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