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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23C4_pine-log-church-historic-district_Rydal-GA.html
The church, built 1842; campground and tabernacle, 1888; and cemetery, begun in 1850, were listed in the National Register of Historic Places September 9, 1988. The Methodist organization was founded on this site by Stephen Ellis about 1845 in a c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2338_nellie-margaret-harris-applin_Kingston-GA.html
Dedicated in 2007, the Kingston Veterans Monument, vision in 1999 by Mrs. Nellie Margaret Harris Applin, stands in honor of the lives of four hundred brave men and women whom served their country with valor, honor and dignity. This memorial result…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2310_stilesboro-academy_Cartersville-GA.html
Prior to the Civil War the state did not provide for public education. Consequently, the settlers in the Stilesboro community decided to erect an academy for the education of their children. A public subscription raised $5,000 to erect the school.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1T_the-deep-cut_Cartersville-GA.html
The immediate level, directly below the top, is a berm or shoulder excavated to prevent earth from falling into the cut and blocking the tracks and corresponds to the top of the rock strata. Beyond this berm, the Western and Atlantic Railroad bed …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1S_military-service-road_Cartersville-GA.html
The Federal defenses at Allatoona included a military service road that crossed the Tennessee Wagon Road at this point. The military road connected the fortified positions at the Eastern Redoubt on the right side with positions closer to the railr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1R_the-allatoona-mountain-range_Cartersville-GA.html
The Allatoona Mountain range is the southernmost spur of Appalachian Mountain. Years before the war, Lieutenant William T. Sherman spent time surveying this area for the U.S. Army; therefore, he understood the formidable military defense these mou…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1Q_4th-minnesota-regimental-headquarters_Cartersville-GA.html
On this site stood a wood frame "dog-trot" style house that served as the regimental headquarters for the 4th Minnesota Regiment, the permanent Federal garrison in Allatoona under the command of Lieutenant Colonel John E. Tourtellotte. Here is …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1P_the-eastern-redoubt_Cartersville-GA.html
The eastern redoubt was constructed with six-foot tall earth parent and a six-foot deep ditch surrounding the fort on all sides. Gun embrasures allowed cannon to be fired at the enemy from this defensive position. Under the command of Lieutenant C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1O_the-crows-nest_Cartersville-GA.html
At this approximate locations stood the Crow┬┤s Nest, a sixty-foot tall Georgia Pine surmounted by a signal platform. Before and after the battle, information to General Sherman was sent by signal flag communication from this platform to signal st…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N1N_federal-trenches_Cartersville-GA.html
During the night of October 4, Federal troops anxiously awaited in their defenses for the attack they knew would come. Harvey M. Tremble at the 93rd Illinois Regiment recalled: "That night the command slept under arms. All knew that the morn…
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