Raccoon Creek

Raccoon Creek (HM91Y)

Location: Cartersville, GA 30120 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 6.948', W 84° 53.189'

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Geary (2d) Div., 20th A.C. [US], having crossed the Etowah, May 23, drove Ross? cavalry [CS] beyond the creek, May 24, 1864. This covered the march ofthe rest of the corps S. to Burnt Hickory P.O., in which Geary troops joined - being relieved here by Schofield 23d A.C. [US] at noon.

Schofield moved E. on this, the Alabama rd., enroute to Sligh Mill - these troops being the left of Sherman [US] flanking March around the AllatoonaMountains.

The 20th A.C. route to Hickory was the road next W. of Raccoon Creek.
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HM NumberHM91Y
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number008-25
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 694929 N 3777012
Decimal Degrees34.11580000, -84.88648333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.948', W 84° 53.189'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 56.88" N, 84° 53' 11.34" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1873-1899 Rockmart Hwy, Cartersville GA 30120, US
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