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Emerson GHM 008-4
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 07.616 W 084° 45.412
16S E 706859 N 3778502
Quick Description: At City Hall in Emerson, Georgia Hwy 293
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2007 9:30:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM2B2P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 38

Long Description:


Named for Joseph Emerson Brown, Gov. of Ga., 1857-1865, U.S. Senator, 1880-1891. Known as Stegall's Station prior to 1889; site of the Bartow Iron Works.
May 20, 1864: Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's forces [CSA] camped here after retreating from Cassville and burning the highway and R.R. bridges over the Etowah. Having heard that Sherman's forces [USA] had moved southward from Kingston toward Dallas, Johnston resumed his march on roads that converged there, May 23d, 24th.
Allatoona, scene of Oct. 5, 1864, battle, is 2 mi. E.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 008-4

Date: 1952

Sponsor: Not listed

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