General James Screven

General James Screven (HMAH4)

Location: Midway, GA 31320 Liberty County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 47.23', W 81° 26.123'

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Killed in Battle Here

On November 24, 1778, General James Screvenwas mortally wounded in a battle fought near this spot.

With General Screven in the actionwere Major James Jackson, Colonel John White,Capt. Celerine Brusard and Capt. Edward Young,with 100 Continentals and 20 Mounted Miltia,against a force of 400 British Regulars, Refugeesand Indians under Col. James Mark Prevost andCol. Daniel McGirth. General Screven died from his wounds the following day.
HM NumberHMAH4
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number89-17
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 1:06pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 458780 N 3516927
Decimal Degrees31.78716667, -81.43538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 47.23', W 81° 26.123'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 47' 13.80" N, 81° 26' 7.38" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220-222 Mamies Rd, Midway GA 31320, US
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