Bartow Authors Corner

This link is provided by EVHS as a venue for local authors to publish their research or articles about Bartow County. (submissions must be devoted to historical Bartow events and may not be editorials, politically themed nor represent bias agendas)

Bartow Articles

Early Pioneers and Settlers

Colonel Benjamin Hawkins’s 1796 Visit to Cass (Bartow) County – Keith S. Hébert

Industry and Business

Cartersville’s Lost Furnace

Cartersville’s Railroad Car Manufacturing Age

The Last Family Foundry

Civil War and Military Activity

The Civil War Reaches Bartow County, Article 1

The Decision to Abandon Cassville and Fall of Bartow, Article 2

Bartow Burns and an Old Flame Remembered, Article 3

The Civil War in Bartow County, The Battle of Allatoona Pass, Article 4

The Union Occupation of Bartow County, Article 5 – Trey Gaines

Reconstruction Bartow County Following the Civil War, Article 6 – Dr. Keith Hebert

Emerson’s Forgotten Train Wreck

Etowah’s Camp Foster

General Ormsby – Mitchel-David Dundee

General Pierce Manning Butler Young (1836 – 1896) – Joe F. Head

General William T. Wofford (1824 – 1884)

The Great Locomotive Chase Sesquicentennial Celebration – Joe Head

The Heart of the Chase – Joe Head

The Yonah Blows Again – Joe F. Head

Uriah Stephens Kingston’s Voice of Resistance

Politics, Communities and People

Asa G. Candler – Joe F. Head

Corra Harris Personal Letters, 1913 – 1925 Transcriptions – Jordan Gentry

Corra Harris: Forgotten Contradictions – Jordan Gentry

Emerson – Sandy Lusk


Mattie Lee Price, the Forgotten Georgia Wonder – Donna Lee Dicksson

Where Was Sanfordville? – Sam Graham

Pretty Boy Floyd (July 13, 2003) – Dr. David Parker

Rebecca Felton, Columnist (March 31, 2002) – Dr. David Parker

Sam Jones, Columnist (Feb. 23, 2003) – Dr. David Parker

Sam Jones in Palestine   (May 18, 2003) – Dr. David Parker

Some Facts About OAKLAND – Sam Graham

The Dress – Lisa M. Russell

The Evolution of Schools in Bartow County, Georgia – Elyse Hoganson

The Legend of Chain Gang Hill – Joe F Head

1903 Gold Dome Court House History – David B. Parker

Native American

Prehistoric Etowah Valley Timeline at the Dabbs Dig (Upper Dig)- Savana L. Deems and Terry G. Powis

Leake Mounds Site Article Series – Scot Keith

The Leake Site: The Earthworks – Scot Keith

The Mysterious Rock Walls of Bartow County – J.B. Tate

The Ancient Rock Walls of Bartow County – William Phillips

Resources and Geography

Pleasure Trips to Bartow County’s Saltpeter Cave Following the Civil War – Joel M. Sneed

Bartow’s Mining Legacy – Staci Lusk, Intern

Bartow Bibliography Resource List – Dr. Keith Herbet, Auburn University

African American

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Bartow Short Stories

These Stories are historical excerpts and candid recollections of past events in Bartow County History. EVHS members are welcome to submit similar generational tales for consideration. Typically, these are historically documented incidences, family legends or creditable oral history that have been passed down via diaries, genealogy, research or newsprint.

Etowah River Historic Sites  In Bartow County, Georgia – David Archer

If you don’t eat it, I will (A Civil War Episode) -David Archer

Pioneer Citizen Recalled 1851 Cartersville (Civil War reflections)-David Archer

Service To State and Country Is Legendary In Bartow County -David Archer

Some History of Cartersville -David Archer

Visit To the Etowah Indian Mounds (General Sherman Visits Mounds) -David Archer



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