Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mud Creek Line
A sharp artillery duel & severe rain marked the 48 hours here -- the opposition being the 20th & 23d Corps batteries [US] at Darby’s West of the creek.
Brig. Gen. Lucius E. Polk (nephew of Lt. Gen. Polk) [CS] was severely wounded & the regiments of his brigade were assigned to other commands in Cleburne’s Div.
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-6.)
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 month for this entry is June 1754.
Location. 33° 56.9′ N, 84° 38.075′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Marietta Highway (Georgia Route 120) 0.1 miles west of Garrison Commons SW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this Darby Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Sandtown Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Gen. O. O. Howard’s Headquarters (approx. 1.6 miles away); Green Plantation (approx. 1.6 miles away); Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cheatham Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Main Confederate Battle Line (approx. 1.8 miles away); General Leonidas Polk's Headquarters (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,502 times since then and 123 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.