Historic Markers Across Georgia



Harlan's Crossroads: Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield's



Marker ID: GHM 064-21
Location: Ga 225 at Pine Chapel Rd (3 mi north of Coosawatee River)
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 34.849    W 084° 52.776
  34.580816    -84.8796
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2H00
Harlan's Crossroads: Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield's Marker  



Text:

May 16, 1864

Hovey´s 1st and Judah´s 2d divs. of Schofield´s 23d A.C. [USA] enroute from Resaca battlefield crossed the Conasauga river at Fites Fy, intending to pass the Coosawattee at McClure´s Ferry, 1.25 mi. east of here.

But the 20th A.C. [USA] diverted from Newton ferry by Gen. Hooker got ahead of Schofield & crossed at McClure´s. This forced Schofield 2 divs.2 mi. S.E. to Field´s Fy.

Cox´s (3d) div. [USA] crossed the Conasauga near Tilton, and Holley, marched to Field´s Fy.

GHM 064-21 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMISSION 1953



 

 

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