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

Site: Wm. Moss House

 
 
Site: Wm. Moss House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
1. Site: Wm. Moss House Marker
Inscription.  The stalemate on the Kennesaw Mtn. front was broken when the rt. wing of Sherman’s forces was extended S. on the old Sandtown road to this point.

This eventuated July 1, 1864, when Brig. Gen. Milo S. Hascall’s (2d) div., 23d A. C. [US] moved to this strategic position which threatened Johnston’s lines [CS] of communication & retreat -- the State R. R. & highways E. of here & S. of Kennesaw Mountain.

McPherson’s Army of the Tennessee [US] joined the 23 A. C. here, July 2d & 3d. The 15th & 16th A.C. moved E. to Nickajack Creek & the 17th moved S. toward the Chattahoochee River.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-63.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 33° 50.689′ N, 84° 34.862′ W. Marker is in Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Concord Road SW and Westfield Drive SW, on the right
Site: Wm. Moss House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
2. Site: Wm. Moss House Marker
when traveling west on Concord Road SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mableton GA 30126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Only Advantage of the Day” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Extended Right (about 600 feet away); The March to Soap Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Mable House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Ruff's Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ross' Headquarters (approx. 2.2 miles away); Toward the River (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mableton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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