Near Macon in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville
Near Griswoldville (4 miles E), Walcutt was attacked by a division of Georgia Militia [CS] under Brig. Gen. P. J. Phillips who approached via this road. After three hours of fighting in which both sides suffered severely, Phillips was forced to withdraw.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-21.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 32° 52.433′ N, 83° 33.317′ W. Marker is near Macon, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Garrison Road (Georgia Route 49) and Griswoldville Road, on Touch for map. The marker is just north of the Bibb-Jones County Line. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 3.2 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 3½ miles away); Battles of Dunlap Farm (approx. 3½ miles away); The Dunlap House (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named The Dunlap House (approx. 3½ miles away); The Battle of Dunlap Hill-Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3½ miles away); Central City College/Georgia Baptist College (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fort Hawkins (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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