Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hardee's Corps at Kingston
Sherman´s [US] error in assuming that all of Johnston´s army [CS] had marched from Adairsville, as Hardee had, to Kingston, caused him to order his forces concentrated here -- discovering later that the Confederate Army was 5.5 miles E. at Cassville & not at the river S. of Kingston.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-37.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 14.308′ N, 84° 57.14′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Highway (Georgia Route 293) and Martin Circle, on the left when traveling west on Kingston Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Federal Army at Kingston (here, next to this marker); Rome Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 0.4 miles away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Memorial Day (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sherman’s March to the Sea (approx. half a mile away); Kingston Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingston.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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