Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation
On a separate plaque at top:
Date of Battle June 9, 1836
On a separate plaque at bottom:
Stewart County lost 4 killed Capt. Robert Billups, Jared Irwin, David Delk, ---- Hunter
Erected through efforts of Roanoke Chapter D.A.R.
Mrs. Wm. A. Fitzgerald, Regent
Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration / Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 32° 6.274′ N, 85° 2.293′ W. Marker is near Omaha, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is on Omaha Road (Route 39) one mile north of Canyon Road (Route 39C), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Omaha GA 31821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Florence (was approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Fort McCreary – 1836
Also see . . . The Battle of Shepherd's Plantation - Explore Southern History. (Submitted on August 22, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 22, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.