Inscription. Hídqírs of Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, commanding 3d Div., 14th A. C., Army of the Cumberland, [US] June 6-10, 1864.
By David Seibert, May 24, 2008
|1. Durham House Marker|
Bairdís, together with 1st and 2d divisions, were camped along Proctorís Cr., E. - a part of the concerted drive on Johnstonís forces [CS] near Kennesaw. Heavy rains halted military movements for several days in this area.
Oct. 9. Baird revisted Durham house enroute to Gaylesville, Ala. in pursuit of Hoodís forces [CS] withdrawing to Tennessee.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-27.)
Location. 34° 1.097′ N, 84° 40.53′ W. Marker is near Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Acworth-Due West Road 0.2 miles north of Mars Hill Road, on the left 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. Route of Polkís Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peters-Davenport House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site ~ Masonís Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); General Leonidas Polk Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pine Mountain (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lt. General Leonidas Polk Killed at Pine Mountain (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kennesaw.
Regarding Durham House. The Durham House is no longer standing.
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 573 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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