Federal Armies at Adairsville-GHM 008-28
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 34° 22.016 W 084° 55.565
16S E 690709 N 3804790
Quick Description: US 41 at the cemetery in Adairsville
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/18/2007 6:40:36 PM
Waymark Code: WM2E60
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:

May 18, 1864, The 4th, 14th & 20th Corps (Army of the Cumberland) together with the 15th &16th corps (Army of the Tennessee) reached Adairsville from Resaca, at noon.

Sherman convinced that all of Johnston's forces had gone to Kingston & Etowah River crossings S. of it directed his forces to converge there.

McPherson's Army of the Tennessee moved to Barnsley's; the 4th and 14th by direct road to Kingston; the 23rd (at Mosteller's Mills, 5 mi. E.) 7 the 20th, were shifted S.W. across the Gravelly Plateau.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 008-28

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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