Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Savannah Merchant, organized and commanded Grenadier Company 1772; Member Council of Safety; Fought several battles as Continental Colonel; Captured twice; After release commanded stores at Yorktown; Promoted to Militia Major General, 1782; Brevetted Continental Brigadier General, 1783; Governor of Georgia
1785 - 1786.
Erected 2007 by Edward Telfair Chapter Sons Of The American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 32° 4.552′ N, 81° 6.038′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Louisville Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard on Louisville Road. Touch for map. Located at the new Battlefield Park, Louisville Rd and Martin Luther King Blvd.,Between Savannah Visitor Center and Savannah Roundhouse Museum. 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. Col. John White (here, next to 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); Mills Murphree (here, next to this marker); Colonel Mordecai Sheftall (here, next to this marker); Captain Charles Floyd (here, next to this marker); Isidore De Lynch (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. study marker for Gen. Samuel Elbert
Also see . . . The Life and Services of the Honorable Maj. Gen. Samuel Elbert. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,260 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.