Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site - Cassville Female College
May 19, 1864: Skirmishers of Polk´s A.C. [CS] withdrew from this ridge E. to Cassville when pressed back by Butterfield´s (3d) Div., 20th A.C. [US], from the Hawkins Price house.
Battery C, 1st Ohio Lt. Art., supported by 73d Ohio, 19th Mich. & 20th Conn. Reg’ts. [US] occupied ridge & shelled the town as Johnson´s Army [CS] withdrew to ridge E. of it.
At night Cassville was seized by the 19th Mich. & 20th Conn. Female College & town were burned by Federal forces, Nov. 1864.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historic Commission. (Marker Number 008-21.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 14.935′ N, 84° 51.444′ W. Marker is in Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Joe Frank Harris Parkway (U.S. 41) and Willow Lane NW, on the right when traveling north on Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (here, next to this marker); Noble Hill Rosenwald School Site of Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Of Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site - Cherokee Baptist College (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Dead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Grave of Gen. William Tatum Wofford (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Memorial Cassville Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cassville.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Education • War, US Civil •
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