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Confederate Army of Tenn. At Cassville



Marker ID: GHM 008-20
Location: US 41 at Willow Lane, Cassville, GA
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 14.935    W 084° 51.444
  34.248916    -84.8574
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM224P
Confederate Army of Tenn. At Cassville  Marker  



Text:

Confederate Army of TENN. At Cassville Gen. Joseph E. Johnson´s forces reaching Cassville May 18, 1864 from Resaca 30 m. N., took positions on ridge W. of the town & prepared to withstand the advancing Federals. May 19th pursuant to this intention, Hood´s corps moved N. of the town to oppose the Federal 20th and 23rd corp. marching S. from Adairsville. But Hood´s corp. diverted by an attack on its right by McCook´s Calvary changed front and was ordered, with the rest of the Army to withdraw to ridge E. and S. of the town.

GHM 008-8 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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