A unique, ante-bellum plantation, established by Godfrey Barnsley in the 1850's.
Maj. Gen. J. B. McPherson's H'dq'rs. [US], May 18, 1864.
K. Garrard's cav. [US], via Hermitage, arrived at noon. A detachment (Minty's brigade) sent S. toward Kingston was driven back by Ferguson's cav. [CS]. During the fighting near the house, Col. R. G. Earle, 2d Ala. cav. [CS], was killed. McPherson, and Logan's 15th A.C., arrived at evening ~ Harrow's 4th div. camping on the plantation. Midnight, Dodge's and the 16th A.C. [US], camped in vicinity. These troops moved S. on 19th and camped on the Woolley plantation 2 mi. W. of Kingston