Grave of Brig. Gen. Aaron W. Grier

Grave of Brig. Gen. Aaron W. Grier (HMGJI)

Location: Crawfordville, GA 30631 Taliaferro County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 33.977', W 82° 45.911'

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About 3/4 miles from here, in the Grier family cemetery, is the marked grave of Gen. Aaron Grier, born near here Dec. 2, 1794. When quite young, with Gen. Floyd, he fought the Creek Indians, distinguishing himself at the Battles of Autossee and Chalibbee in Alabama. Promoted rapidly for his military talent, he became a Brig. Gen. in the Indian and later the Mexican Wars. In 1826, his home became that of his orphan nephew, Alexander H. Stephens. He lived to see his nephew and ward become vice-president of the Confederacy but died during the war, January 14, 1864.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number131-14
Year Placed1992
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 336155 N 3715463
Decimal Degrees33.56628333, -82.76518333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 33.977', W 82° 45.911'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 33' 58.62" N, 82° 45' 54.66" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1253 Fair Play Rd NE, Crawfordville GA 30631, US
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