Near Acworth in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site ~ Masonís Bridge
June 6. The Army of the Cumberland, [US] commanded by Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas crossed Allatoona Creek here, enroute from Dallas - New Hope front in Paulding County to Kennesaw Mtn. environs.
The Cumberland Army consisted of three Corps: 4th, 14th & 20th, which formed the center of Shermanís forces during the twenty-nine days of conflict – June 5, July 3 – in Cobb County.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-29.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 1.273′ N, 84° 42.533′ W. Marker is near Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on County Line Road 0.1 miles east of Old Stilesboro, on the right when traveling west. 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 of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Peters-Davenport House Durham House (approx. 1.9 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 2 miles away); Hardee's, Hood's & French's Hídqírs. (approx. 2 miles away); Route of Polkís Corps (approx. 2 miles away); The Wm. Nickols House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Acworth.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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