Near Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Living then in Green County, Ga., he drew a land lot nearby in present Harris County in the land lottery of 1827. He acquired property and moved here before 1835. His home was to the northeast on County Line Road.
A marker honoring his military service was placed on his grave by the Button Gwinnett Chapter, D.A.R. with special ceremonies in February 1929.
Erected 1987 by Historic Chattachooche Commission and the Historic Columbus Foundation.
Location. 32° 34.476′ N, 84° 49.064′ W. Marker is near Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Freedom Trail 0 miles south of County Line Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in private cemetery in a subdivision on Freedom Trail, just south of County Line Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midland GA 31820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Blind Tom” (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Wire Road (approx. 4 miles away); Kingsboro & Cataula (approx. 6.3 miles away); Samuel Cooper (approx. 6.7 miles away); Liberty Hill Baptist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Fortson House (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lucy Laney Elementary School (approx. 8½ miles away); Waverly Hall (was approx. 9.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary •
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