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Acworth in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Foster House

Old Burnt Hickory Road

 
 
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By David Seibert, March 22, 2008
1. James Foster House Marker
Inscription. On June 2, 1864 pressure on right of Johnstonís line [CS] by 23rd A. C. [US] forced the rt. of Hardeeís Corps [CS] E. of the Dallas - Acworth road, enabling Schofield [US] to gain a position near the Foster House. Failing to get promised support from the 20th A. C. [US], Schofield was unable to pursue his advantage and night found Hardeeís forces still holding the rt. of the line.

This movement was in line with the Fed. drive to outflank Johnston and force his withdrawal E. to the R. R. Heavy rains began and continued until June 19.
 
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-32.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 59.908′ N, 84° 43.763′ W. Marker is in Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Burnt Hickory Road NW and County Line Road NW, on the right when traveling west on Burnt Hickory Road NW. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acworth GA 30101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Pickett's Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dallas – Acworth Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hood & Hardee Withdraw E. to R.R. (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site ~ Masonís Bridge (approx. 2 miles away); Hardee's, Hood's & French's Hídqírs. (approx. 2.4 miles away); Davis' Cross Roads (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Acworth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,004 times since then and 76 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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