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

Dallas – Acworth Road

 
 
Dallas – Acworth Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, March 22, 2008
1. Dallas – Acworth Road Marker
Inscription. June 2, 1864. The rt. of Johnston’s Dallas - New Hope line -- a short distance E. of road, was held by Bate’s Div. of Hardee’s Corps [CS] after being pressed back by Fed. 23d A. C.

June 3. Walker’s Div. of Hardee, prolonged Bate’s line N. E., endeavoring to hold the positions, but seizure of road 1.5 mi. N. E. by Hovey’s (1st) Div., 23d A. C. [US] forced Johnston to abandon his Dallas - New Hope line & withdraw E. toward the State R. R.

Johnston maintained the Dallas - New Hope line during ten days of constant battle in a rugged wilderness.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-31.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 58.775′ N, 84° 44.11′ W. Marker is in Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of County Line Road NW and Due West Road NW, on the right when traveling north on County Line 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. Hood & Hardee Withdraw E. to R.R. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Pickett's Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Pickett’s Mill (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Brown's Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Davis' Cross Roads (approx. 2.6 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 792 times since then and 80 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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