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Logan's 15th Corps at Swaintown



Marker ID: GHM 115-3
Location: South edge of Aragon on Ga 101 at Euharlee Creek
County: Polk
Coordinates: N 34° 2.38    W 085° 3.274
  34.03967476    -85.05456378
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM56Q9
Logan's 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker  



Text:

May 23, 1864, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan´s 15th A.C. (USA), camped here at Euharlee Cr., on the site of old Swaintown while Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge´s 16th A.C. (USA) camped at Peek´s spring one mile northwest.

These two A.C., comprising McPherson´s Army of the Tennessee, had moved from Woolley´s Bridge, Etwowah River, to this vicinity. The next day they marched by Van Wert toward Dallas, Paulding County.

May 25. Brig. Gen. J.C. Davis´ 2nd div., 14th A.C. (USA), crossed Euharlee Creek here also enroute to Dallas.

GHM 115-3 Georgia Historic Marker 1990



 

 

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