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

McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s

 
 
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By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
1. McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker
Inscription. May 18th, 1864. Logan’s 15th A.C. of the Army of the Tennessee [US] left Adairsville in afternoon, following the 4th & 14th A.C. [US] as far as this point, where it turned S.W. to Barnsley Gardens, where it joined K. Garrard’s Cavalry [US].

Dodge’s 16th A.C. [US] followed the 15th from Adairsville after dark, & reached Barnsley’s at midnight.

The Army of the Tennessee formed the right flank of the Federal Armies moving S. on a wide front toward the Etowah River.
 
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-29.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 20.7′ N, 84° 56.3′ W. Marker is near Adairsville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Hall Station Road and Rock Fence Road, on the right when traveling south on Hall Station Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adairsville GA 30103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Locomotive Chase (approx. 1.6 miles away); Adairsville, Georgia (approx. 1.6 miles away); Mosteller's Mills
McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
2. McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker
Looking south on Hall Station Road; the 4th & 14th A.C. took this route to Kingston.
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Johnston's Army at Adairsville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Federal Armies at Adairsville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Historic Trimble House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Major John Lewis (approx. 2.7 miles away); Original Site Adairsville — 1830’s (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Adairsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
3. McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker
Looking north on Hall Station Road toward Adairsville; Rock Fence Road leads to the left and to Barnsley's.
McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
4. McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s Marker
Looking west across Hall Station Road toward Rock Fence Road, which leads to Barnsley's.
Barnsley’s Plantation House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 21, 2011
5. Barnsley’s Plantation House
Barnsley’s Plantation House image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, May 21, 2011
6. Barnsley’s Plantation House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   5, 6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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