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Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

This Marks the Starting Point

This Marks the Starting Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pete Skillman, May 29, 2019
1. This Marks the Starting Point Marker
Inscription.  This marks the starting point of Col. Dan McCook's 3rd Brigade 2nd Division 14th Army Corps in the assault on the Confederate works to the east on the morning of June 27th 1864.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1864.
Location. 33° 56.056′ N, 84° 36.062′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from Cheatham Hill Road, 0.3 miles south of John Ward Road SW, on the left when traveling south. Marker is located along the Cheatham Hill Trail in Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. 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 walking distance of this marker. The Assault Falters (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monument to the Fallen (about 800 feet away); Illinois Monument (about 800 feet away); The Dead Angle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Five Federal Brigades (approx. 0.2 miles away); McCook's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sherman's Command Post (approx. ¼ mile away); Gen. George H. Thomas' Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
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 Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. National Park Service (Submitted on March 17, 2022.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2022, by Pete Skillman of Townsend, Delaware. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 48 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 16, 2022, by Pete Skillman of Townsend, Delaware. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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