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Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown

 
 
Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
1. Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker
Inscription. May 23, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan’s 15th A.C. [US], camped here at Euharlee Cr., on the site of old Swaintown while Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge’s 16th A.C. [US] 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, Etowah 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. [US], crossed Euharlee Creek here also enroute to Dallas.
 
Erected 1990 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 115-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 2.38′ N, 85° 3.274′ W. Marker is in Aragon, Georgia, in Polk County. Marker is on Rome Highway (Georgia Route 101) 0 miles south of Creek Bank Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aragon GA 30104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davis & Dodge at Peek’s Spring (approx. ľ mile away); McPherson’s March to Dallas (approx. 2.8 miles away but
Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
2. Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker
Looking north on the Rome Highway (Ga 101)
has been reported missing); Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. 3.5 miles away); Taylorsville High School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Army of the Tenn. To Dallas (approx. 9 miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 9 miles away); Euharlee Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 10 miles away); Black Pioneers Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Aragon.
 
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker with the same title, erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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