Near Forsyth in Monroe County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Kilpatrick's Cavalry At The Towaliga River
A skirmish at this bridge marked the most southerly point W of Ocmulgee River reached by the Union forces during this campaign.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 102-8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 7.472′ N, 83° 56.633′ W. Marker is near Forsyth, Georgia, in Monroe County. Marker is on Georgia Route 42 0.4 miles south of Old Indian Springs Road, on the left when traveling north. The marker is a short distance north of the bridge over the Towaliga River. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forsyth (approx. 6.2 miles away); Bessie Tift College (approx. 6.2 miles away); Tift College (approx. 6.2 miles away); Monroe County (approx. 6.2 miles away); Where Uncle Remus Came of Age (approx. 6.2 miles away); Georgia Militia at Forsyth (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Hospital Camp (approx. 6.4 miles away); Confederate Dead and Hospitals (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forsyth.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 28, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,220 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 28, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.