Historic Markers Across Georgia



McPherson's Troops March to Barnsley's



Marker ID: GHM 008-29
Location: Halls Station Road at Rock Fence Rd, south of Adairsville, GA
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 20.737    W 084° 56.326
  34.345616    -84.93876
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2DWQ
McPherson's Troops March to Barnsley's Marker  



Text:

May 18th, 1864 Logan´s 15th A.C. of the Army of the Tennessee left Adairsville in afternoon, following the 4th and 14th A.C. as far as this point, where it turned S.W. to Barnsley Gardens, where it joined K. Garrard´s Cavalry. Dodge´s 16th A.C. followed the 15th from Adairsville after dark & reached Barnley´s at midnight.

The Army of the Tennessee formed the right flank of the Federal Armies moving S. on a wide front toward the Etowah River.

GHM 008-29 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956



 

 

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