Historic Markers Across Georgia



Richard Peters' Plantation



Marker ID: GHM 064-25
Location: E. Belmont and Plantation Drive, Calhoun
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 28.957    W 084° 55.47
  34.482616    -84.9245
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: WM2G5E
Richard Peters' Plantation Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

May 16, 1864 Williams´ 1st and Geary´s 2d divs., 20th A. C. [USA], crosses the Coosawattee at McCiure´s Ferry near. Pine Chapel, and night, of the 17th, reached this cross ~ roads ~ Buschbeck´s brigade of Geary´s div. camping on the Peters plantation.

These troops, together with the 4th and 14th Corps [USA] on the Atlanta road 1 mile W., were of the Army of the Cumberland and center of Sherman´s advance S. from two days of the battle at Resaca.

The 4th and 14th Corps marched to Kingston; the 20th, to Cassville.

GHM 064-25 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953



 

 

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