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

Woolley's Bridge

 
 
Woolley's Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Woolley's Bridge Marker
Inscription.  In 1864, this covered structure spanned the Etowah River on the plantation of Andrew F. Woolley, 0.5 mi. S. Next to the river was the Rome - Kingston R.R. discontinued, 1943.

May 19, McPherson's Army of the Tenn. (15th & 16th Corps) [US] arched from Barnsley's and camped on the Woolley Plantation. This right wing of Sherman's advance, Kingston to Dallas, -- crossed the river, May 23d.

October 11, while encamped on the Woolley Plantation, the Ohio soldiers of the 23d [US] Corps, voted in a State Election.
 
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 34° 14.278′ N, 84° 59.422′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Highway (Georgia Route 293) and Roberson Road, on the left when traveling west
Woolley's Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Woolley's Bridge Marker
on Kingston Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Federal Army at Kingston (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hardee's Corps at Kingston (approx. 2.2 miles away); Spring Bank (approx. 2.2 miles away); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 2˝ miles away); Rome Railroad (approx. 2˝ miles away); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (approx. 2˝ miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
Regarding Woolley's Bridge. The bridge is no longer standing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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