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

Durham House

 
 
Durham House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 24, 2008
1. Durham House Marker
Inscription. Hdqrs of Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, commanding 3d Div., 14th A. C., Army of the Cumberland, [US] June 6-10, 1864.

Bairds, together with 1st and 2d divisions, were camped along Proctors Cr., E. - a part of the concerted drive on Johnstons 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 Hoods forces [CS] withdrawing to Tennessee.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-27.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
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, measured as the crow flies. Route of Polks Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peters-Davenport House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site ~ Masons 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.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 83 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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