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Armuchee in Floyd County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Farmerís Bridge Armuchee Creek

 
 
Farmerís Bridge Armuchee Creek Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
1. Farmerís Bridge Armuchee Creek Marker
Inscription. May 15, 1864. Montyís Brigade of Garrardís Cav. scouting toward Rome in advance of the infantry column, Davisí div. (14th A.C.) [US], encountered Brig. Gen. L.S. Rossí Texas brigade (Jacksonís Cav. div.) [CS] at Farmerís Bridge.

Ross was driven to within 3 mi. of Rome, where he was supported by infantry and artillery. Minty, driven back to the bridge, returned to Layís Ferry, (near Resaca) May 16.

May 17. Davisís div [US], enroute from Resaca, reached bridge at noon. Davis advanced toward Rome, 2 p.m. driving Rossí Cav. back to DeSoto Hill, this side of the Oostanaula River.
 
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 057-5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 22.279′ N, 85° 10.369′ W. Marker is in Armuchee, Georgia, in Floyd County. Marker is on Martha Berry Highway (U.S. 27) 0 miles south of Little Texas Valley Road NW, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Armuchee GA 30105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd Springs (approx. 4 miles away); Berry Schools' Old Mill (approx. 5.4 miles away); Berry College (approx. 5.6 miles away); Hermitage (approx. 6.1 miles away); Martha Berryís Birthplace (approx. 6.3 miles away); Original Cabin (approx. 6.5 miles away); Chieftains (approx. 6.5 miles away); Major Ridge (approx. 6.5 miles away).
Farmerís Bridge Armuchee Creek Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
2. Farmerís Bridge Armuchee Creek Marker
Looking south on US 27 toward Rome, the modern bridge over Armuchee Creek can be seen just past the traffic light warning sign.

 
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text at this location 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 1,070 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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