Historic Markers Across Georgia



Federal Armies at Adairsville



Marker ID: GHM 008-28
Location: US 41 at the cemetery in Adairsville, GA
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 22.030    W 084° 55.569
  34.36716666    -84.92615
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2E60
Federal Armies at Adairsville  Marker  



Text:

May 18, 1864, The 4th, 14th & 20th Corps (Army of the Cumberland) together with the 15th &16th corps (Army of the Tennessee) reached Adairsville from Resaca, at noon.

Sherman convinced that all of Johnston´s forces had gone to Kingston & Etowah River crossings S. of it directed his forces to converge there.

McPherson´s Army of the Tennessee moved to Barnsley´s; the 4th and 14th by direct road to Kingston; the 23rd (at Mosteller´s Mills, 5 mi. E.) & the 20th, were shifted S.W. across the Gravelly Plateau.

GHM 008-28 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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