Richard Peters Plantation

Richard Peters Plantation (HMKF3)

Location: Calhoun, GA 30701 Gordon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 28.817', W 84° 55.767'

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May 16, 1864 Williams' 1st & Geary's 2d divs., 20th A. C. [US], crossed the Coosawattee at McClure's Ferry near Pine Chapel, & night of the 17th, reached this cross-roads — Buschbeck's brigade of Geary's div. camping on the Peters plantation.

These troops, together with the 4th & 14th Corps [US] on the Atlanta road 1 mile W., were of the Army of the Cumberland & center of Sherman's advance S. from two days of battle at Resaca.

The 4th & 14th Corps marched to Kingston; the 20th, to Cassville.
HM NumberHMKF3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-25
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:50pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 690142 N 3817356
Decimal Degrees34.48028333, -84.92945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.817', W 84° 55.767'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 49.02" N, 84° 55' 46.02" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 562-602 Peters St, Calhoun GA 30701, US
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