Historic Markers Across Georgia



Old Sonora P.O. Now Sonoraville



Marker ID: GHM 064-26
Location: Ga 53 at the crossroads in Sonoraville
County: Gordon
Coordinates: N 34° 26.912    W 084° 48.58
  34.448533    -84.80966
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2HCJ
Old Sonora P.O. Now Sonoraville Marker  



Text:

Maj. Gen. J. D. Cox´s (3d) Div., 23d A. C. [USA] marching S. from Field´s Mill, Coosawattee River, via Cash, took the direct rd. to Sonora. Moving S. 4 mi., the div. turned W. on the Fairmount - Adairsville rd. to Mosteller´s Mills (near Folsom), where it camped that night. Hovey´s & Judah´s divisions marched from the Phillip´s farm(Dew´s Lake, near cash) on the direct road to Mosteller´s, where they were joined by Cox´s division. Schofield´s 23d Corps [USA] was the left flank of Sherman´s army moving S. from Resaca, on a wide front, toward Cassville and Kingston.

GHM 064-26 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1959



 

 

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