Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site: Cassville Female College



Marker ID: GHM 008-21
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: WM224H
Site: Cassville Female College  Marker  



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Site - Casville Female College
A large brick structure erected in 1853.


May 19, 1864 skirmishers of Polk´s AC (CSA) withdrew from this ridge E. to Cassvile, When pressed back by Butterfield´s 3rd Division 20th AC (US) from the Hawkins Price house. Battery C 1st Ohio Lt. Art. supported by 73rd Ohio,19th Mich. & 20th Conn. Regt´s occupied the ridge and shelled the town as Johnson´s Army withdrew to ridge E. of it. At night Cassville was seized by the 19th Mich. & 20th Conn. Female College and the town were burned by Federal Forces Nov. 1864.

GHM 008-21 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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