Near Kennesaw in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Due West Community
Cleburne’s Div., Confederate, was posted at the ch., the left of Johnston’s line [CS] after the withdrawal of Polk’s corps [CS] from Lost Mtn., June 9. Confronting Cleburne were the 23d A. C. and Butterfield’s (3d) Div., 20th A. C. [US]
Due to pressure on his extended front, Johnston swung Hardee’s Corps [CS] back to the Mud Creek line E. of Sandtown Rd., June 16.
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 58.204′ N, 84° 39.828′ W. Marker is near Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Kennesaw Due West Road NW 0.2 miles east of Due West Road NW, on the right when traveling west. Marker stands in front of the reconstructed Gilgal Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Gilgal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Dickson House (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Reversed Trench (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. ¾ mile away); Green Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Sandtown Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain Peter Simonson (approx. 1.3 miles away).
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