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Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown

 
 
Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
1. Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker
Inscription.  May 23, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan’s 15th A.C. [US], camped here at Euharlee Cr., on the site of old Swaintown while Maj. Gen. G.M. Dodge’s 16th A.C. [US] camped at Peek’s Spring one mile Northwest.

These two A.C., comprising McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee, had moved from Woolley’s Bridge, Etowah River, to this vicinity. The next day they marched by Van Wert toward Dallas, Paulding County.

May 25. Brig. Gen. J.C. Davis’ 2nd div., 14th A.C. [US], crossed Euharlee Creek here also enroute to Dallas.
 
Erected 1990 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 115-3.)
 
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 23, 1898.
 
Location. 34° 2.38′ N, 85° 3.274′ W. Marker is in Aragon, Georgia, in Polk County. Marker is on Rome Highway (Georgia Route 101) 0 miles south of Creek Bank Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aragon GA 30104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davis & Dodge at Peek’s Spring (approx. ľ mile away); Rockmart Memorial Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); Rockmart Slate House (approx. 3 miles away); Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. 3˝ miles away); Taylorsville High School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Army of the Tenn. To Dallas (approx. 9 miles away); Stilesboro Academy (approx. 9 miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker with the same title, erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
 
Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, June 14, 2009
2. Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Marker
Looking north on the Rome Highway (Ga 101)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,166 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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