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Civil War Historic Markers Across Georgia

The Civil War in Georgia as told by its historic markers.

 



Skirmish at Rome Crossroad

Beginning on 1864/05/17 and ending 1864/05/17


The Skirmish of Rome Cross Roads occurred on May 16, 1864, when the advance of Gen. James McPherson´s (US) two A.C. (15&16), moving S. from Lay´s Ferry (Oostanaula River), enroute to Kingston, GA, were delayed 24 hrs. by Gen. William J. Hardee´s (CSA) rear guard. Hardee´s objective was to insure the safety of his wagon trains. Once his wagon trains had passed safely he retreated south toward Adairsville.



 

 

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05/17/1864
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Links to Civil War Historic Markers Across Georgia.

 

Big Spring
Hermitage
McGuire's
Original Site Adairsville-1830's
Site of the Robt. C. Saxon House