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Near Hiram in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs

 
 
Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker
Inscription.  Oct. 3-6, 1864. Lt. Gen. John B. Hood [CS] had h'dq'rs at the Colley house which stood 500 ft. N. of this marker.

Hood, enroute with his army to Tennessee, after the fall of Atlanta, marked time in this vicinity while Stewarts A. C. wrecked the State R. R. between Marietta & the Etowah River -- a noted episode being Frenchs [CS] attempt to capture the Federal garrison at Allatoona - Oct. 5.

Oct. 6, Hoods forces resumed march to Dallas, Van Wert, Cedartown, Cave Spring, -- to battle and defeat at Nashville.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-23.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 33° 54.51′ N, 84° 44.757′ W. Marker is near Hiram, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Macland Road (Georgia Route 360) and Maxwell Road, on the right when traveling east on Macland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hiram GA 30141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Darby House Cleburnes Hdqrs. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Lester House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site: Robertson House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Polks Corps at Dallas and New Hope Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Hiram Rosenwald School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Eight Point Star (approx. 2 miles away); Lost Mountain Cross-Roads (approx. 3.3 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hiram.
 
Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker
Looking east on Georgia Highway 360, Macland Road
Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
3. Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker
Looking south at the marker from Maxwell Road -- Macland Road is in the foreground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,117 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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