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Culloden in Monroe County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Battle of Culloden

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By David Seibert, June 27, 2007
1. Battle of Culloden Marker
Inscription.  On April 19, 1865, a part of Wilson`s Federal Raiders, moving toward Macon, encountered the "Worrill Grays" near this spot. The "Grays," numbering less than 200 men, fought a magnificent battle, greatly outnumbered. After a two-hour battle they finally yielded to the superior force, leaving their dead and wounded in Federal hands. So fierce was the fighting that the two men in the 17th Indiana (mounted) Infantry who captured the flag of this fighting unit, were awarded Medals of Honor by the United States Government.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 102-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 51.975′ N, 84° 5.714′ W. Marker is in Culloden, Georgia, in Monroe County. Marker is on Church Street 0.2 miles west of Lockett Street, on the left when traveling west. Located at the cemetery on Church Street in Culloden. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Culloden GA 31016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Slave Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alfred Blalock, M.D. (approx. mile away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation (approx. 10.4 miles away); Lamar Electric Membership Corporation Incorporating Board of Directors (approx. 10.4 miles away); Trice Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away); First Post Office (approx. 10 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 10 miles away); Auchumpkee Creek Bridge (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culloden.
Additional keywords. Medal of Honor
Categories. War, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,892 times since then and 32 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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