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

Battle of Kolb’s Farm

June 22, 1864

 
 
Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
1. Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker
Inscription.  The 3 brigades of Williams’ (1st) Div., 20th A. C., [US] were posted on the high ground W. of the road between this point and the Powder Springs Road.

Geary’s (2d) Div. [US] right joined Williams at the ravine West of the Greer house, his artillery sweeping the low ground.

Brown’s & Reynold’s brigades of Stevenson’s Div. [CS] assaulted the left of Williams’ line by way of the ravine -- trying to turn his left, but the 20th A. C. artillery broke up the assault and the two [CS] brigades withdrew.
 
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-14.)
 
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.
 
Location. 33° 55.299′ N, 84° 36.088′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Cheatham Hill Road, 0.1 miles south of Ward Creek Drive, on the left when traveling south. 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
Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
2. Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker
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. Gen. George H. Thomas' Headquarters (approx. ¾ mile away); Battle of Kolb's Farm - June 22, 1864 (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kolb's Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kolb's Farm (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kolb House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sherman's Command Post (approx. 0.8 miles away); Five Federal Brigades (approx. 0.8 miles away); McCook's Brigade (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
3. Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker
Looking north on Cheatham Hill Road
Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
4. Battle of Kolb’s Farm Marker
Looking south on Cheatham Hill Road toward Kolb's Farm. The Confederate attack came from this direction.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 12, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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