Of the city is a monument to Sergeant Charles Floyd of the Lewis and Clark expedition, who died here in 1804; and 1 m.
In December 1860, on ascertaining that Floyd had honoured heavy drafts made by government contractors in anticipation of their earnings, the president requested his resignation.
He was the son of John Floyd (1770-1837), a representative in Congress from 1817 to 1829 and governor of Virginia from 1830 to 1834.
ROME, a city and the county-seat of Floyd county, in the N.W.
Several days later Floyd was indicted for malversation in office, but the indictment was overruled on technical grounds.