Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Rome Cross Roads



Marker ID: GHM 064-20
Location: Ga 53 at McDanial Station Rd west of Calhoun
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 29.515    W 084° 58.015
  34.491916    -84.96691
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

May 16, 1864. McPherson´s two A.C. (15 & 16) [Federal], moving S. from Lay´s Ferry (Oostanaula River), enroute to Kingston, were delayed 24 hrs. by Hardee´s A.C. [Confederate] in an action here.

Hardee´s objective was to insure safety of his wagon-trains. This accomplished, he retreated S. on the road this side of Oothcaloga Creek toward Adairsville.

May 17. The Federal 15th & 16th A.C. resumed march toward Kingston, via the Rome Road to McGuire´s, & Adairsville.

GHM 064-20 - GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION



 
Notes:

Marker is not standing.

 

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