Near Aragon in Polk County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
McPherson’s March to Dallas
Keeping W. of Euharlee Creek, the troops continued S.W. to a creek crossing at (the present) Aragon, in Polk County.
These troops (right wing of Sherman’s army) [US], were moving to Dallas, in Paulding County, to out-flank Johnston’s army [CS] at Allatoona.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 115-1B.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 4.628′ N, 85° 2.185′ W. Marker was near Aragon, Georgia, in Polk County. Marker was at the intersection of Taylorsville Road and Sewell Road, on the left on Taylorsville Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Aragon GA 30104, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Davis & Dodge at Peek’s Spring (approx. 2˝ miles away); Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown Taylorsville High School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old Van Wert Polk County (approx. 6 miles away); Stilesboro Academy (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Army of the Cumberland at Stilesboro (approx. 7.1 miles away); Old Macedonia Church Organized 1847 (approx. 7˝ miles away); Euharlee Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aragon.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.