Historic Markers Across Georgia



Wooley's Bridge



Marker ID: GHM 008-11
Location: Ga 20 about two miles west of Kingston at Roberson Road
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 14.278    W 084° 59.422
  34.237966    -84.99036
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2EKD
Wooley's Bridge Marker  



Text:

In 1864, this covered structure spanned the Etowah River on the plantation of Andrew F. Woolley, 0.5 mi. S. Next to the river was the Rome - Kingston R.R. discontinued, 1943.

May 19, McPherson´s Army of the Tenn. (15th & 16th Corps) [Union] marched from Barnsley´s and camped on the Woolley Plantation. This right wing of Sherman´s advance, Kingston to Dallas, -- crossed the river, May 23d.

October 11, while encamped on the Woolley Plantation, the Ohio soldiers of the 23d [Union] Corps, voted in a State Election

GHM 008-11 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952



 

 

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