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

William H. Stiles

1809-1865

 
 
William H. Stiles Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
1. William H. Stiles Marker
Inscription.  Lawyer, planter, politician. Born Savannah, Georgia, January 1, 1809: died Savannah, December 20, 1865, buried Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.

Served in U.S. Congress, 1843-45. Appointed in 1845 by President James K. Polk charge d' affairs to Austria. Wrote a history of Vienna, Austria that was critically acclaimed. Was a personal friend of General Robert E. Lee and served as a Colonel in Confederate Army. He was elected to Georgia Legislature, 1855-57, served as Speaker of the House, and elected to the Georgia Senate in 1858.
 
Erected by Etowah Valley Historical Society • Cartersville-Bartow County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1809.
 
Location. 34° 9.93′ N, 84° 47.741′ W. Marker is in Cartersville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker can be reached from West Main Street (Georgia Route 113) west of South Public Square, on the right when traveling west. Marker is
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on fence along railroad tracks south of the old depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Friendship Plaza, Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General William T. Wofford, CSA (here, next to this marker); Charles H. Smith - "Bill Arp" (here, next to this marker); Rudy York (here, next to this marker); Major General Pierce Manning Butler Young, CSA (here, next to this marker); Lottie Moon (here, next to this marker); Asa Griggs Candler (here, next to this marker); Horatio A. Luro (here, next to this marker); Sam P. Jones (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
 
Regarding William H. Stiles. Following his four-year stint in Austria, he returned to his plantation in Cass (later renamed Bartow) County.
 
Also see . . .  William Henry Stiles. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on January 18, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
William H. Stiles Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, January 15, 2022
2. William H. Stiles Marker
Featured marker is fifth from right (under arrow).
William Henry Stiles (1809-1865) image. Click for full size.
Via Etowah Valley Historical Society (public domain)
3. William Henry Stiles (1809-1865)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 18, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on January 19, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on January 18, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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