Ante-bellum settlement on the Old Alabama Rd., between the Chattahoochee at Columbus & the Flint River at the Double Bridges.
Columbus was seized by Federal Cav. under Gen. James H. Wilson, April 16, 1865. The next day Minty's div. was sent forward to secure the Flint River crossing at Double Bridges. This was done by the 4th Michigan & 3d Ohio Cav., Col B. D. Pritchard comdg., after a rapid night march & a surprise attack, early the 18th.
The rest of Wilson's forces left Columbus that day, following Minty's div. via Talbotton, Belleview, Pleasant Hill, Double Bridges, Thomaston, Culloden — Macon their destination.