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

Site - Moon's Station

 
 
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By David Seibert, October 20, 2008
1. Site - Moon's Station Marker
Inscription. A wood-shed, water-tank, siding & log house. Here, April 12, 1862, the pursuers of the Andrews Raiders [US] - Fuller, Cain & Murphy [CS], acquired a push-car from section foreman Jackson Bond, which carried them 14 mi. down grade to the Etowah River.

Oct. 3, 1864. A Federal stockade, garrisoned by 84 officers & men from the 14th & 15th Ill., was located on the high ground 50 yds. E. of the track.

The stockade was attacked & captured by Reynolds´ brigade, Walthall´s div., Stewart´s A. C. [CS] Loring´s div. captured the Acworth garrison [US], 4 mi. N., Oct. 4th.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-45.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 3.1′ N, 84° 36.921′ W. Marker is in Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Baker Road NW 0 miles south of Dresden Green NW, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kennesaw GA 30144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); William A. Fuller (approx. 1.9 miles
Site - Moon's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 20, 2008
2. Site - Moon's Station Marker
away); Locomotive "General" (approx. 1.9 miles away); Federal Occupation of Big Shanty (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stewart's Corps at Big Shanty (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site - Lacy Hotel (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Andrews Raid (approx. 1.9 miles away); Big Shanty (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennesaw.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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