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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Site - Cassville Female College

A large brick structure erected 1853.

Site - Cassville Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Site - Cassville Female College Marker
Inscription.  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 Johnston'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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US CivilWomen. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 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
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. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 (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.
Two Markers at Cassville image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Two Markers at Cassville
"Site - Cassville Female College" (front), and "Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville" (rear), looking north on US 41 from Willow Lane.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,835 times since then and 34 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.

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