Near Adairsville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Original Site Adairsville — 1830ís
Finding the position untenable due to width of Oothcaloga Valley, Johnston withdrew at midnight. Hardee's Corps (CSA) was astride the road at this point.
In rear-guard action, detachments from Hardee's Corps held the stone residence of Robert C. Saxon, 0.2 mi. N. of the County Line, until midnight.
Erected 1997 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 008-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 23.862′ N, 84° 56.08′ W. Marker is near Adairsville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Joe Frank Harris Parkway (U.S. 41 at milepost 0), 0 miles south of Miller Ferry Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is immediately south of the Gordon County line and the Robt. C. Saxon house marker. Marker is in this post office area: Adairsville GA 30103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Robert C. Saxon House (approx. ľ mile away); Major John Lewis Cherokee Nation (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oothcaloga Valley (approx. 1.3 miles away); Historic Trimble House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Adairsville, Georgia (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Great Locomotive Chase (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mosteller's Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairsville.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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