Big Spring

Big Spring (HMCOH)

Location: Calhoun, GA 30701 Gordon County
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N 34° 29.515', W 84° 49.293'

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May 17, 1864: Butterfield's (3d) div., 20th A.C [US], marched this way from Field's Mill, Coosawattee River, enroute to Kingston & camped at the Smith farm 2 ½ miles N. of Mosteller's Mills.

May 18: Schofield's 23d A.C [US], marching from Field's, reached vicinity at 2 A.M. Cox's 3d div. camped at this cross-roads until 5 A.M., & via Sonora, moved to Mosteller's. Hovey's 1st and Judah's 2d divs. camped at Big Spring (at other and of Dew's Lake) and by evening reached Mosteller's.

These troops formed the left flank of Federal forces enroute to Etowah River.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-24
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 700025 N 3818854
Decimal Degrees34.49191667, -84.82155000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 29.515', W 84° 49.293'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 29' 30.90" N, 84° 49' 17.58" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4599 Dews Pond Rd SE, Calhoun GA 30701, US
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