Smyrna in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Smyrna
July 4. The 4th A. C. (US), (E. of R. R.), attacked the Confederate right to ascertain strength of the position; it was found impregnable. A similar attack on the left near Ruff's Mill was alike ineffective. Being outflanked, Johnston withdrew to his River Line that night.
July 6. The 23d A. C. (US), moving from Ruff's Mill to Soap Creek, camped just E. of the R. R.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-77.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 52.977′ N, 84° 30.829′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Atlanta Road SE, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. At the Smyrna Railroad Station. Marker is in this post office area: Smyrna GA 30082, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smyrna Memorial Cemetery First Marked Burial (about 400 feet away); Mazie Whitfield Nelson (about 400 feet away); Smyrna’s First Mayor (about 400 feet away); The Alexander Eaton House: Hood’s H'dq'rs. (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hood's Corps at Battle of Ruff's Mill (approx. 1.9 miles away); 23D Army Corps to Soap Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away but has been reported missing); The Hargrove House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Smyrna.
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
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