Battle of Shepherd's Plantation

Battle of Shepherd's Plantation (HMV7A)

Location: Omaha, GA 31821 Stewart County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 6.274', W 85° 2.293'

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On this site was fought the battle of Shepherd's Plantation between Creek Indians and pioneer settlers aided by volunteer soldiers stationed at Forts Ingersol, Jones and McCreary under Major Henry W. Jernigan and Captain Hamilton Garmany.

On a separate plaque at top:
Date of Battle June 9, 1836

On a separate plaque at bottom:
Stewart County lost 4 killed Capt. Robert Billups, Jared Irwin, David Delk, —— Hunter

Erected through efforts of Roanoke Chapter D.A.R.Mrs. Wm. A. Fitzgerald, Regent

HM NumberHMV7A
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
Year Placed1936
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration / Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 12:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685106 N 3553710
Decimal Degrees32.10456667, -85.03821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 6.274', W 85° 2.293'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 6' 16.44" N, 85° 2' 17.58" W
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Area Code(s)478, 229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8600-8698 Unnamed Road, Omaha GA 31821, US
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