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Col. John White

 
 
Col. John White Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2013
1. Col. John White Marker
Inscription.
A former British Naval surgeon
who settled in America, he
commanded the 4th Georgia Continental
Battalion which marched from
New York to Georgia. Called the
"Hero of the Ogeechee," he and only
six men captured a force of 152 British
soldiers. Stricken by illness during
the Storm of Savannah, he died in 1780.

 
Erected by Stone placed by the Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Georgia.
 
Location. 32° 4.553′ N, 81° 6.037′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King Boulevard (West Broad Street). Touch for map. Located between Louisville Road and West Harris Street (Between Savannah Visitor Center and Savannah Roundhouse Museum, in the Battlefield Memorial Park). Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Tondee (here, next to this marker); Major General Israel Putnam (here, next to this marker); To Honor Our Patriot Ancestors (here, next to this marker); Samuel Elbert (here, next to this marker); Colonel Mordecai Sheftall
Battlefield Memorial Park, includes the Col. John White Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 2008
2. Battlefield Memorial Park, includes the Col. John White Marker
"This Memorial To The American Revolution"
(here, next to this marker); Mills Murphree (here, next to this marker); Captain Charles Floyd (here, next to this marker); Michael Dennison (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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