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4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston



Marker ID: GHM 008-31
Location: Halls Station Road 3.6 miles north of Ga 293
County: Bartow
Coordinates: N 34° 17.116    W 084° 56.646
  34.285267    -84.944100
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2D7P
4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker  



Text:

May 18, 1864. Howard´s 4th Corps leading, & two divs. of Palmer´s 14th [USA], moved from Adairsville on this direct road to Kingston. They were halted just outside of Adairsville to await the support of the 15th A. C. of McPherson´s Army of the Tennessee, [USA] which had not yet arrived. The 4th & 14th began the march at 1 p.m. They traveled both the wagon road & R.R. right-of-way, reaching this point on E. fork of Conesena Creek at 6 p.m. May 19. The march was resumed at 5 a.m., Kingston was reached at 8 a.m.

GHM 008-31 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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