Historic Markers Across Georgia


Marker ID: GHM 008-30
Location: Barnsley Station Rd west of Hall Station Rd, N of Kingston, GA
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 18.087    W 084° 58.848
  34.30145    -84.9808
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM828V
Barnsley's Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


A unique, ante-bellum plantation, established by Godfrey Barnsley in the 1850´s.

Maj. Gen. J.B. McPherson´s H´dq´rs. May 18, 1864. K. Garrard´s cav., via Hermitage, arrived at noon. A detachment (Minty´s brigade) sent S. toward Kingston was driven back by Ferguson´s cav. During the fighting near the house, Col. R.G. Earle, 2d Ala. cav., was killed. McPherson, and Logan´s 15th A.C., arrived at evening - Harrow´s 4th div. camping on the plantation. Midnight, Dodge´s and the 16th A.C. camped in vicinity. These troops moved S. on 19th and camped on the Woolley plantation 2 mi. W. of Kingston.

GHM 008-30 Georgia Historic Marker 1985