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

Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
1. Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker
Inscription. Gen. William Tatum Wofford (June 28, 1824 - May 22, 1884), Cav. Capt. in the Mexican War, Col. and Brig. Gen. in the Confederate Army, is buried here. After Fredericksburg he succeeded to the command of Gen. Thomas R. R. Cobb, who was mortally wounded there. He served with distinction at Manassas, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and the Wilderness. Jan. 23, 1865, the Confederate War Department placed him in charge of forces in North Georgia to protect citizens against “bushwhackers” and “guerrillas” and finally to arrange the surrender of Confederates in Georgia.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-40.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 15.037′ N, 84° 50.736′ W. Marker is in Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cassville-White Road and Shinall Gaines Road NW. Click for map. The marker is located in the Cassville Cemetery, at Gen. Wofford's grave. There is a small sign on the one-way cemetery road pointing to the grave. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
2. Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial Cassville Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Cassville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town Of Cassville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site - Cassville Female College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Noble Hill Rosenwald School (approx. mile away); Confederate Line (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cassville.
 
Also see . . .  William T. Wofford. A detailed biography of General Wofford. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
3. Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker
Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
4. Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford Marker
Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
5. Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford
 
 
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