Near Kennesaw in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Despite steady rainfall, the Federals and Confederates bombarded each other intermittently day and night for a week. Although the cannonades inflicted little damage on either side, their intensity provoked one Federal to write, "I never saw such firing in a rainstorm or a worse mud hole."
Erected by Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - National Park Service.
Location. 33° 58.646′ N, 84° 34.694′ W. Marker is near Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from Kennesaw Mountain Drive 1.6 miles south of Stilesboro Road NW. Click for map. Marker is on the trail leading to the top of Kennesaw Mountain. Parking is available at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park visitor center
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tribute to Georgian Generals (within shouting distance of this marker); Atlanta - Prize of War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Atlanta Campaign (about 500 feet away); Clash at Kennesaw (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peachtree Trail (approx. half a mile away); Federal 15th Corps (approx. 0.7 miles away); Johnston's Line East of Kennesaw (approx. ¾ mile away); Brushy Mountain Line (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Kennesaw.
Also see . . . Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. National Park Service (Submitted on March 15, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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