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

Battle of Kolb's Farm

June 22, 1864

 
 
Battle of Kolb's Farm Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, March 17, 2009
1. Battle of Kolb's Farm Marker
Inscription. The extension of the right wing of Federal forces S. of the Dallas Rd. threatening to outflank him, Johnston sent Hoodís Corps [CS] from the right (E. of Kennesaw) to this, the extreme left, with directions to stop further Federal advances. Hood sent Stevensonís 4 brigades [CS] -- 2 astride the road, and 2 N. of it, against the 20th and 23d corps troops [US] posted astride the road to the W. This, and later attempts failed to check the Federal extensions southward.
 
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-13.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 54.635′ N, 84° 35.808′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Callaway Road SW 0 miles south of Powder Springs Road SW (Georgia Route 360), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Kolb's Farm - June 22, 1864 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Kolb's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Kolb House
Battle of Kolb's Farm Markers in 2015 Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, May 25, 2015
2. Battle of Kolb's Farm Markers in 2015
This marker (#033-13) was moved in 2009 to the left (south) side of this set of markers
(within shouting distance of this marker); Wm. G. McAdoo's Birthplace (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kolb's Farm (approx. half a mile away); Historic Dickson House (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kolbís Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Powder Springs Road (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker History
When the other Georgia state marker (#033-12) at this location was re-installed in spring 2009, this marker (#033-13) was moved and relocated to the left (south) of the National Park Service interpretive sign. It was previously on the right (north) side.
    — Submitted June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Kolb's Farm Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, March 17, 2009
3. Battle of Kolb's Farm Marker
To the left is the post for the missing Battle of Kolb's Farm Marker 033-12. In the center is a National Park Service sign describing the actions during the battle.
The Kolb Farm House Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, March 17, 2009
4. The Kolb Farm House
The house is owned and has been restored by the National Park Service. It is the only surviving Civil War-era structure in the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park.
The Rear of the Kolb Farm House Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, March 17, 2009
5. The Rear of the Kolb Farm House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,134 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3, 4, 5. 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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