Near Mableton in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Federals Halted by Johnston’s River Line
Gresham’s div., astride this rd. and Leggett’s div. on the right, cast up a line on this ridge, facing Johnston’s line across Nickajack Cr.
July 7. Logan’s 15th A. C. was brought up and prolonged Gresham’s line N. on High Ridge. These and 16th A. C. [US] troops down river, threatened to cross, while actual crossings were made above the State R. R. bridge.
Erected 1987 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-71.)
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 July 5, 1863.
Location. 33° 48.257′ N, 84° 31.595′ W. Marker is near Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial HighwayTouch 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. Johnston’s River Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Allison Nelson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River (approx. 2 miles away); Whittier Cotton Mill and Village (approx. 2½ miles away); United Distributors (approx. 2½ miles away); The Mitchell House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Toward the River (approx. 2.7 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 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.