Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville

Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (HM91S)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30120 Bartow County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 14.935', W 84° 51.444'

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Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's forces [CS], reaching Cassville May 18, 1864 from Resaca, 30 m. N., took positions on ridge W. of the town & prepared towithstand the advancing Federals.

May 19th: Pursuant to this intention, Hood corps [CS] moved N. of the town to oppose the Federal 20th & 23rd corps marching S. from Adairsville.

But Hood corp. diverted by an attack on its right by McCook cavalry [US], changed front & was ordered with the rest of the Army [CS] to withdraw to ridge E. & S. of the town.
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HM NumberHM91S
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number008-20
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 11:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 697302 N 3791832
Decimal Degrees34.24891667, -84.85740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.935', W 84° 51.444'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 56.10" N, 84° 51' 26.64" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2378 Joe Frank Harris Pkwy NW, Cartersville GA 30120, US
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