Acworth in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Old Allatoona Church
June 3. Hovey’s (1st) Div., 23d A. C. [US] drove Armstrong’s cavalry [CS] from the road, thereby uncovering right of Confederate line -- Walker’s Div., Hardee’s Corps -- near the Foster house 1 mile, S. W.
Seizure of this road broke the 10-day stalemate & the opposing line shifted East to the Kennesaw front.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-30.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 0.603′ N, 84° 42.88′ W. Marker is in Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on County Line Road 0 miles south of Kings Tree Pass, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acworth GA 30101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site ~ Mason’s Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hardee's, Hood's & French's H’dq’rs. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Peters-Davenport House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Route of Polk’s Corps (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Durham House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Acworth.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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