Historic Markers Across Georgia

Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation

Marker ID: WPA/DAR 
Location: on Omaha Rd (Route 39) one mile north of Canyon Rd (Route 39C), Omaha, GA
County: Stewart
Coordinates: N 32° 6.274    W 085° 2.293
  32.10456666    -85.03821666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Date of Battle June 9, 1836

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.

WPA 1936 DAR