Inscription. Site of home of Rev. Gary Davis (1799-1875).
By David Seibert, March 22, 2008
|1. Davis' Cross Roads Marker|
In June 1864, was an outpost of right wing of Sherman´s forces [US], moving from New Hope Church in Paulding Co. toward the State R.R. and the [CS] left
Hardee´s Corps [CS] , on the left, occupied a line at Gilgal Church 1.5 mi. S.E.
June 10, Strickland´s 3d Brigade of Hascall´s 2nd Div. 23d Corps [US], assaulted Cleburne´s Sharpshooters [CS] posted here and on adjacent hill.
After a sharp conflict the [CS] withdrew to the lines near Gilgal Church.
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-1.)
Location. 33° 58.684′ N, 84° 41.385′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Burnt Hickory Road NW 0.1 miles from Old Mountain Road NW, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kennesaw GA 30152, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Site of the Dickson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Due West Community (approx. 1.6 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Reversed Trench (approx. 1.9 miles away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. 2.2 miles away); Green Plantation (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 622 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on December 13, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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