Griswoldville in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Griswoldville
About 2:30 P.M., he was attacked by the 1st Division, Georgia Militia, Brig. Gen. P. J. Phillips, with four guns. Advancing in three lines across the open fields, the Georgians made seven determined assaults; they silenced Arndt’s guns but could not break the Union line. About 3:30 P.M., Walcutt was wounded and Col. R. F. Catterson, 97th Indiana Infantry, assumed command.
At dusk, Phillips was forced to retire but Catterson made no attempt to pursue him.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 084-24.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 32° 52.261′ N, 83° 29.333′ W. Marker was in Griswoldville, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker was at the intersection of Henderson Road and Griswoldville Road, on the right when traveling north on Henderson Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Macon GA 31217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Griswoldville (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Griswoldville The Deployment and Assaults (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Griswoldville: (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Griswoldville (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pitts Chapel (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griswoldville.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then. Last updated on October 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5, 6. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.