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Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville

 
 
Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville Marker
Inscription. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s forces [CS], reaching Cassville May 18, 1864 from Resaca, 30 m. N., took positions on ridge W. of the town & prepared to withstand the advancing Federals.

May 19th: Pursuant to this intention, Hood´s corps [CS] moved N. of the town to oppose the Federal 20th & 23rd corps marching S. from Adairsville.

But Hood´s corp. diverted by an attack on its right by McCook´s cavalry [US], changed front & was ordered with the rest of the Army [CS] to withdraw to ridge E. & S. of the town.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-20.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.935′ N, 84° 51.444′ W. Marker is in Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Joe Frank Harris Parkway (U.S. 41) and Willow Lane NW, on the right when traveling north on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site - Cassville Female College (here, next to this marker); Noble Hill Rosenwald School (about
Two Markers at Cassville image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Two Markers at Cassville
"Site: Cassville Female College" (front), and "Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville" (rear), looking north on US 41 from Willow Lane.
800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Of Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site - Cherokee Baptist College (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Dead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Memorial Cassville Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cassville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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