|This is drawing of the Town of Griswoldville as it look at the time The Federals burned it to the ground.|
This was a thriving community in 1864. The town also contained a soap and candle factory.
|During its years in operation, The Griswoldville pistol factory manufactured |
over five thousand .36 cal pistols for the Confederate Government. At its peak. It was producing
Five pistols a day. A low number compared to Colt Firearms.
|The Church is standing close to the original location of the Griswold Pistol factory.|
|North is top of the page. West is to the left of the page. West is also the direction of Macon Georgia.|
The origin of the State Militia that attacked the Federals outside Griswoldville.
|Arvin Nye Gunnison, Sam Griswold's business partner in the firearms factory.|
|Samuel Griswold. The founder of the town|
|The Athens Battalion of teh Home Guard would have advanced from the treeline in the distance. There is a home and private property behind me. I wonder how it feels knowing your home is sitting on the fron line of where people have died?|