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

Robert McAfee House

 
 
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By Michael Cruce, March 2, 2007
1. Robert McAfee House Marker
Inscription. After the seizure of Big Shanty (Kennesaw) by Sherman’s forces, June 9, 1864, Brig. Gen. Kenner Garrard’s cav. div. [US] was posted on the left flank during operations on the Kennesaw Mountain front.

Garrard’s cav. guarded Noonday Creek valley from Woodstock to the left of the 17th A. C. (in the rugged Brushy Mtn. area), with patrols on the Canton, Bell’s Ferry & Alabama roads. Daily conflict with his opponent—Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler's Cavalry [CS]—marked the period from June 11 to July 3.

The Robert McAfee house was Garrard’s h’dq’rs, during a portion of this period.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Comission. (Marker Number 033-48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.851′ N, 84° 32.913′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Bells Ferry Road and Barrett Parkway NW / Piedmont Road NE, on the right when traveling south on Bells Ferry Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brushy Mountain Line (approx. 2.3 miles
Robert McAfee House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Cruce, March 2, 2007
2. Robert McAfee House Marker
away); Johnston's Line East of Kennesaw (approx. 2.5 miles away); Peachtree Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Clash at Kennesaw (approx. 2.7 miles away); Federal 15th Corps (approx. 2.8 miles away); Atlanta - Prize of War (approx. 3 miles away); Tribute to Georgian Generals (approx. 3 miles away); Dueling Cannons (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Michael Cruce, March 2, 2007
3. Robert McAfee House Marker
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By Michael Cruce, March 2, 2007
4. Over 100 Year Old Tree
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By Michael Cruce, March 2, 2007
5. Robert McAfee House
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By Michael Cruce, March 2, 2007
6. Robert McAfee House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 3,818 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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