Near Adairsville in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
During the advance of Sherman's forces S. from Resaca, May 16-17, 1864, the (US) 4th, followed by the 14th Corps, marched by this and nearby roads, pursuing Johnston`s forces (CS) which had evacuated Resaca the night before. Newton's Div., leading 4th Corps (US) was aligned across the road, his right on hill to the west. A spirited rear-guard action followed, in which Francis T. Sherman's Brigade assaulted detachments of Cheatham's Div. (CS) at the Saxon house, near the County Line.
Erected 1997 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 064-1.)
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 16, 1638.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 25.015′ N, 84° 56.148′ W. Marker was near Adairsville, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker was at the intersection of Joe Frank Harris Parkway SE (U.S. 41) and Taylor Bridge Road Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Adairsville GA 30103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Nation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Original Site Adairsville — 1830’s (approx. 1.3 miles away); Major John Lewis (approx. 2.3 miles away); Historic Trimble House (approx. 3 miles away); Joe P. Bowdoin, M.D. (approx. 3.4 miles away); Adairsville, Georgia (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Great Locomotive Chase (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mosteller's Mills (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,523 times since then and 109 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on September 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on August 26, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.