Powder Springs in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
On the 17th, Johnston [CS] shifted his left flank E. to Mud Creek; during this withdrawal, Ross’ Brigade [CS] of Jackson’s Cav. fought a spirited action from the hill W. of the Widow (Piety M.) Green house, which was used as a hospital.
Ross’ Texas Brigade held the position until forced to retreat by Hascall’s (2d) Div., 23d Corps [US], which had seized Lost Mountain that morning.
Erected 1963 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.135′ N, 84° 39.766′ W. Marker is in Powder Springs, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Marietta Highway (Georgia Route 120) 0 miles west of Casteel Road SW, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Powder Springs GA 30127, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Sandtown Road (approx. half a mile away); Darby Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Due West Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mud Creek Line (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Reversed Trench (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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