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Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Brigadier General James Screven

 
 
James Screven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 8, 2008
1. James Screven Marker
Inscription.
This Stone Marks The Spot Where Repose
The Remains Of
Brigadier General
James Screven

In recognition of whose life
and services
The Congress
of the
United States
has reared a monument in
this cemetery.

He was a gallant officer who though but twenty eight years of age at the time of his death had attained the rank of Brigadier General. He fell covered with wounds, at Sunbury, near this spot, on the 22nd day of November, 1778, and died from the effects of his wounds on the 24th day of November, 1778. He was a native of Liberty County and a devout member of Midway Congregational Church
 
Location. 31° 48.359′ N, 81° 25.864′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is on N Coastal Hwy/US-17 near Martin Road. Touch for map. Across from Midway Church. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Screven and Daniel Stewart (a few steps from this marker); The Rev. Mr. John Osgood (a few steps from this marker); Brigadier General Daniel Stewart (within shouting distance of this marker);
James Screven Marker in Midway Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 8, 2008
2. James Screven Marker in Midway Church Cemetery
Midway Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Kilpatrick and Mower at Midway Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sunbury Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Lyman Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
Also see . . .  Georgia Genealogy Trails. Biography and Obit for General James Screven (Submitted on December 31, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Generals James Screven and Daniel Stewart Monument ,as metioned on marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 8, 2008
3. Generals James Screven and Daniel Stewart Monument ,as metioned on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 872 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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