Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville
May 19th: Pursuant to this intention, Hood's corps [CS] moved N. of the town to oppose the Federal 20th & 23rd corps marching S. from Adairsville.
But Hood's corps diverted by an attack on its right by McCook's cavalry [US], changed front & was ordered with the rest of the Army [CS] to withdraw to ridge E. & S. of the town.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-20.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1766.
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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Site - Cassville Female College (here, next to this marker); Noble Hill Rosenwald School (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Cassville Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Of Cassville (approx. 0.3 miles 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,837 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.