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Armuchee in Floyd County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Floyd Springs

 
 
Floyd Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
1. Floyd Springs Marker
Inscription.  Garrardís Cavalry [US], having left Villanow, May 14, 1864, passed Floyd Springs May 15, enroute to Farmerís Bridge & Rome. After scouting toward Rome, the Cav. withdrew & camped here.

May 16. Returning toward Layís Ferry (near Resaca), Garrard met Davisí (2d) div. 14th A.C. [US], enroute S. to Rome. Garrard informed Davis that Farmerís Bridge, 8mi. N. of Rome, was at Armuchee Cr., not an Oostanaula River crossing. This was news to Davis, who had been informed otherwise -- due to confusing reports at headquarters.

Davisí march from Resaca to Rome was predicated on a river crossing at Farmerís Bridge.
 
Erected 1953. (Marker Number 057-4.)
 
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 14, 1864.
 
Location. 34° 25.611′ N, 85° 9.32′ W. Marker is in Armuchee, Georgia, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Floyd Springs Road and Rosedale Road, on the left when traveling south
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on Floyd Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Armuchee GA 30105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Farmerís Bridge Armuchee Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Site of Mountain School (approx. 5.4 miles away); A Snapshot of Cherokee Life (approx. 6.3 miles away); Hermitage (approx. 8 miles away); Berry Schools' Old Mill (approx. 8.9 miles away); Berry College (approx. 9.6 miles away); Martha Berryís Birthplace (approx. 10.3 miles away); Liberty Church Grounds (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Armuchee.
 
Floyd Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
2. Floyd Springs Marker
Floyd Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
3. Floyd Springs Marker
Looking north on Floyd Springs Road toward Villanow
Floyd Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, May 7, 2010
4. Floyd Springs Marker
Looking south on Floyd Springs Road, toward the Farmer's Bridge over Armuchee Creek (and toward Rome).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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