Site - Cassville Female College

Site - Cassville Female College (HM91T)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30120 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 14.935', W 84° 51.444'

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A large brick structure erected 1853.

May 19, 1864: Skirmishers of Polk A.C. [CS] withdrew from this ridge E. to Cassville when pressed back by Butterfield (3d) Div., 20th A.C. [US], from the Hawkins Price house.

Battery C, 1st Ohio Lt. Art., supported by 73d Ohio, 19th Mich. & 20th Conn. Reg'ts. [US] occupied ridge & shelled the town as Johnson Army [CS] withdrew to ridge E. of it.

At night Cassville was seized by the 19th Mich. & 20th Conn. Female College & town were burned by Federal forces, Nov. 1864.
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HM NumberHM91T
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number008-21
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 10:56pm 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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