Near Gray in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville
Near Griswoldville (7 miles SW), Walcutt was attacked by a division of Georgia Militia [CS] under Brig. Gen. P. J. Phillips. After three hours of fighting in which both sides suffered severely, Phillips was forced to withdraw his command to Macon.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-20.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 55.75′ N, 83° 24.29′ W. Marker is near Gray, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 18 and Griswoldville Road, on the right when traveling east Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gray GA 31032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Garrison Road (was approx. 3.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 5.2 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville: (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gordon (approx. 5.2 miles away); He Wouldn't Run (approx. 5.3 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Evacuation of Gordon (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.