Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Five Federal Brigades
Kimball & Wagner struck Cleburne’s left; Harker, McCook & Mitchell centered on the salient angle at the right of Cheatham’s div. The assaults were in parallel regimental columns. These & similar ones, at the same time, by 3 brigades at Kennesaw Mtn. 2.5 mi. N., failed to break Johnston’s line [CS].
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-58.)
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° 56.013′ N, 84° 36.284′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Cheatham Hill Road 0.1 miles 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. McCook's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Gen. George H. Thomas' Headquarters (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Assault Falters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monument to the Fallen (approx. 0.4 miles away); Illinois Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Dead Angle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Field Fortifications (approx. half a mile away); Camouflaged Cannons (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Regarding Five Federal Brigades. This assault was part of the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain.
Also see . . . Kennesaw Mountain. The battle is described in the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 23, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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