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

Dallas – Acworth Road

 
 
Dallas – Acworth Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, March 22, 2008
1. Dallas – Acworth Road Marker
Inscription.  June 2, 1864. The rt. of Johnston’s Dallas - New Hope line -- a short distance E. of road, was held by Bate’s Div. of Hardee’s Corps [CS] after being pressed back by Fed. 23d A. C.

June 3. Walker’s Div. of Hardee, prolonged Bate’s line N. E., endeavoring to hold the positions, but seizure of road 1.5 mi. N. E. by Hovey’s (1st) Div., 23d A. C. [US] forced Johnston to abandon his Dallas - New Hope line & withdraw E. toward the State R. R.

Johnston maintained the Dallas - New Hope line during ten days of constant battle in a rugged wilderness.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-31.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is June 2, 1711.
 
Location. 33° 58.775′ N, 84° 44.11′ W. Marker is in Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of County Line Road NW and Due West Road NW, on the right when traveling north on County Line Road NW
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acworth GA 30101, 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. Hood & Hardee Withdraw E. to R.R. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Pickett's Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pickett's Mill Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Pickett’s Mill (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Brown's Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acworth.
 
Dallas – Acworth Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 6, 2022
2. Dallas – Acworth Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,408 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on May 10, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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