General James Screven Killed in Battle Here
On November 24, 1778, General James Screven was mortally wounded in a battle fought near this spot.
With General Screven in the action were 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, Refugees and Indians under Col. James Mark Prevost and Col. Daniel McGirth. General Screven died from his wounds the following day.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 89-17.)