Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis
May 19-23, 1864
Assuming the Johnston's army [CS] had moved, from Adairsville, directly on Kingston & the river crossings S., May 18, led Sherman to concentrate his forces here -- only to discover that Johnston had gone directly to Cassville where, without making a stand, he retreated to Allatoona, May 20th. Sherman countered May 23, by moving due S.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-35.)
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.
Location. 34° 14.123′ N, 84° 56.807′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Johnson Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nellie Margaret Harris Applin (about 400 feet away); Rome Railroad (about 400 feet away); Sherman’s March to the Sea (about 500 feet away); Confederate Memorial Day (about 600 feet away); Kingston Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Surrender of Confederate Troops (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
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