Powder Springs in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
On the 17th, Johnston [CS] shifted his left flank E. to Mud Creek; during this withdrawal, Ross’ Brigade [CS] of Jackson’s Cav. fought a spirited action from the hill W. of the Widow (Piety M.) Green house, which was used as a hospital.
Ross’ Texas Brigade held the position until forced to retreat by Hascall’s (2d) Div., 23d Corps [US], which had seized Lost Mountain that morning.
Erected 1963 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.135′ N, 84° 39.766′ W. Marker is in Powder Springs, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Marietta Highway (Georgia Route 120) 0 miles west of Casteel Road SW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Powder Springs GA 30127, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Sandtown Road (approx. half a mile away); Darby Plantation (approx. ¾ mile away); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Due West Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mud Creek Line (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Reversed Trench (approx. 1.7 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on March 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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