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R.R. Wood Station-GHM-155-5-Whitfield, Co.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 37.347 W 084° 56.402
16S E 688849 N 3833104
Quick Description: Nance Spring Rd and Gracie Rd, east of US 41
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/2/2008 6:31:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM4BM2
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 11

Long Description:
Approx site of John H. Green's wood station during the 1860's - which was a fuel supply depot of the state R.R.

April 12, 1862: Andrews' Raiders. [USA] with the locomotive GENERAL, paused to wood up while closely pursued by the locomotive TEXAS [CSA]

May 9, 1864: 18 men of the 9th Illinois mounted infantry, [USA] burned station & cut telegraph wires - an episode of McPherson's [USA] first move on Resaca. The severed wires were spliced by two intrepid women of the vicinity: Mrs.Bachman and her sister, Miss Carrie Sims.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 155-5

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Not listed

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