Historic Markers Across Georgia

Twiggs Cemetery

Marker ID: GHM 121-26
Location: Ga 56 at Goshen Rd, about 2 miles south of Tobacco Road
County: Richmond
Coordinates: N 33° 20.732    W 081° 58.546
  33.34553    -81.97577
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7AEZ
Twiggs Cemetery Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


In the cemetery about 300 yards from here are buried Major-General John Twiggs, a hero of the American Revolution, for whom Twiggs County is named, and his son, Major-General David Emanuel Twiggs, who achieved military distinction in the Mexican War and after resigning his commission at the outbreak of the War Between the States, became a Major-General in the Confederate Army

GHM 121-26 Georgia Historical Commission 1956

Twiggs Cemetery
Twiggs Cemetery
Photo by Ken Moser