Johnston's Army at Adairsville

Johnston's Army at Adairsville (HM8K9)

Location: Adairsville, GA 30103 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 22.016', W 84° 55.565'

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May 18, 1864. The three corps of the Confederate Army, on reaching Adairsville from Resaca, moved by two roads to Cassville. Hood & Polk corps marched S. on old U.S.41 Highway: Hardee corps took direct road to Kingston W. & parallel to the R.R.

Units of Maj. Gen. S.G. French div. & Brig. Gen. W.H. Jackson Cavalry joined Polk corps [CS] here & at Cassville.

The march by 2 roads was the facilitate troop movement & to divide Sherman forces [US] during his advance.
HM NumberHM8K9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number008-27
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 690709 N 3804790
Decimal Degrees34.36693333, -84.92608333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.016', W 84° 55.565'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 0.96" N, 84° 55' 33.90" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 120-298 Poplar Springs Rd, Adairsville GA 30103, US
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