Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
June 17-19. Geary’s (2d) Div., 20th A.C., supporting 13th N.Y. & Pa. E batteries, were N. of rd. & Cox’s (3d) Div. 23d. A.C., supporting 1st Ohio Bat. D. [US] were S. of rd. -- in area from Darby house to Mud Cr.
The artillery duel with Cleburne [CS] on high ridge E. of creek & Geary’s [US] rain-soaked infantry in flooded area next to stream, are a part of the annals.
On 19th, Cleburne [CS] moved E. followed by 20th A.C. 23d A.C. moved S. on this rd. -- a march that broke the Kennesaw stalemate.
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.167′ N, 84° 38.967′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Marietta Highway (Georgia Route 120) and Bob Cox Road, on the right when traveling east on Marietta Highway. Marker is at entrance to 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 marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Sandtown Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Green Plantation (approx. ¾ mile away); Mud Creek Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Due West Community (approx. 1½ miles away); Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Main Confederate Battle Line (approx. 1½ miles away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
More about this marker. Marker originally stood approximately 1/10 mile east on Ga 120, in front of the Darby house.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,359 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.