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

Tribute to Georgian Generals

Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

 
 
Tribute to Georgian Generals Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 25, 2015
1. Tribute to Georgian Generals Marker
Inscription.  

In Tribute
To the 14 Georgians who were Generals
Of the Confederate States Army
In the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
June 27, 1864


Lt. Gen. William Joseph Hardee • Maj. Gen. William Henry Talbot Walker • Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler • Brig. Gen. Robert Houston Anderson • Brig. Gen. John Carpenter Carter • Brig. Gen. Henry DeLamar Clayton • Gen. Alfred Cumming • Brig. Gen. Matthew Duncan Ector • Brig. Gen. James Thadeus Holtzclaw • Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr. • Brig. Gen. John King Jackson • Brig. Gen. Hugh Weedon Mercer • Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore Scott • Brig. Gen. Marcellus Augustus Stovall

“Success of an army is but a reflection of the skill, leadership, courage and inspiration of its generals.”
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 33° 58.676′ N, 84° 34.676′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Memorial can be reached from Kennesaw Mountain Drive, 1.7 miles south of Stilesboro Road NW. Marker is located at the Kennesaw Mountain
Tribute to Georgian Generals Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, May 25, 2015
2. Tribute to Georgian Generals Marker
Next to parking area near summit of Kennesaw Mountain at end of Kennesaw Mountain Drive
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section of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park at the end of Kennesaw Mountain Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atlanta - Prize of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Dueling Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Atlanta Campaign (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Fall of Atlanta (about 700 feet away); Atlanta Falls (about 700 feet away); The Atlanta Campaign ~ 1864 (about 800 feet away); Trading Hard Blows (about 800 feet away); War Comes To Kennesaw (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 16, 2015.) 

2. Wikipedia entry for the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. (Submitted on July 4, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
3. New Georgia Encyclopedia entry for the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. (Submitted on July 4, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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Jan. 30, 2023