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

4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston

 
 
4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
1. 4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker
Inscription.  May 18, 1864. Howard’s 4th Corps leading, & two divs. of Palmer’s 14th [US], moved from Adairsville on this direct road to Kingston. They were halted just outside of Adairsville to await the support of the 15th A. C. of McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee, [US] which had not yet arrived.

The 4th & 14th began the march at 1 p.m. They traveled both the wagon road & R.R. right-of-way, reaching this point on E. fork of Conesena Creek at 6 p.m.

May 19. The march was resumed at 5 a.m.. Kingston was reached at 8 a.m.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-31.)
 
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 18, 1781.
 
Location. 34° 17.116′ N, 84° 56.646′ W. Marker is near Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Hall Station Road, 0.1 miles south of Old Hall Station Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spring Bank (approx. 2.1 miles away); Barnsley’s (approx. 2.4 miles away); Hardee's Corps at Kingston (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Federal Army at Kingston (approx. 3.3 miles away); Confederate Memorial Day (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rome Railroad (approx. 3.4 miles away); Nellie Margaret Harris Applin (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston.
 
4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
2. 4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker
4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
3. 4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker
Looking south on Hall Station Road toward Kingston, the direction of march.
4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 19, 2011
4. 4th & 14th A.C. March to Kingston Marker
Looking north on Hall Station Road, toward Adairsville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 883 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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