“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Acworth in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Dallas – Acworth Road

Dallas – Acworth Road Marker image. Click for full size.
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); 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); Davis' Cross Roads (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acworth.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,077 times since then and 25 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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