Mableton in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The March to Soap Creek
July 6, 1864. The 23d A. C. began its march to upper reaches of the river by moving E. on this, the old Concord Road via the battlefields of Ruff’s Mill & Smyrna, to the mouth of Soap Creek, 11 miles N. E.
Passage of the river there, July 8, forced Johnston to evacuate his River Line, July 9.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-73.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 50.693′ N, 84° 34.702′ W. Marker is in Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Concord Road and Hicks Road, on the right when traveling west on Concord Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mableton GA 30126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Extended Right (within shouting distance of this marker); Site: Wm. Moss House “The Only Advantage of the Day” (approx. Ľ mile away); Battle of Ruff's Mill (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Mable House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries (approx. 1.9 miles away); Toward the River (approx. 2.3 miles away); Ross' Headquarters (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mableton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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