Near Kennesaw in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Baird’s, together with 1st and 2d divisions, were camped along Proctor’s Cr., E. - a part of the concerted drive on Johnston’s 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 Hood’s 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 Polk’s Corps (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peters-Davenport House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site ~ Mason’s 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 •
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