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

The Hargrove House

 
 
The Hargrove House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 15, 2010
1. The Hargrove House Marker
Inscription. Ante-bellum residence of Asbury Hargrove 1809 ~ 1879.

Headquarters of Brig. Gen. Edward M. McCook, July 6 ~ 15, 1864.

McCook’s (1st) div. (Dorr’s & Lamson’s brigades), Elliott’s Cav. Corps (Army of the Cumberland) [US], was posted here to patrol the Chattahoochee between Rottenwood Cr. (S.) & Roswell (N.).

McCook’s horsemen served as a screen, behind which the 23d & 4th Corps moved to crossings at the mouth of Soap Cr. & at Power’s Fy.

July 15. McCook’s cav. left Hargrove’s to patrol the river, on the Cobb Co. side, above & below the State R. R. (at Bolton) until the 22d.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-88.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 54.083′ N, 84° 28.8′ W. Marker is near Smyrna, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Windy Hill Road 0.1 miles east of North Park Place NW, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is just inside a heavy fence enclosing the Hargrove Family Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Stone Mountain GA 30088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
The Hargrove House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 15, 2010
2. The Hargrove House Marker
The marker, with the cemetery fence on the left
as the crow flies. 23D Army Corps to Soap Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Power's Ferry (approx. 2.1 miles away); The River Patrol & Cochran’s Ford (approx. 2.1 miles away); Battle of Smyrna (approx. 2.3 miles away); Smyrna Memorial Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Mazie Whitfield Nelson (approx. 2.4 miles away); Smyrna’s First Mayor (approx. 2.4 miles away); First Marked Burial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Smyrna.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Hargrove House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 15, 2010
3. The Hargrove House Marker
The Hargrove House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, July 15, 2010
4. The Hargrove House Marker
Looking east on Windy Hill Road (toward Interstate 75), the top of the marker is just visible over the fence.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,063 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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