Near Mableton in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Federals Halted by Johnstonís River Line
Greshamís div., astride this rd. and Leggettís div. on the right, cast up a line on this ridge, facing Johnstonís line across Nickajack Cr.
July 7. Loganís 15th A. C. was brought up and prolonged Greshamís line N. on High Ridge. These and 16th A. C. [US] troops down river, threatened to cross, while actual crossings were made above the State R. R. bridge.
Erected 1987 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-71.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.257′ N, 84° 31.595′ W. Marker is near Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway (U.S. 78) and Queens Mill Road SE, on the right when traveling east on Veterans Memorial Highway. Touch for map. Marker is located in untrimmed brush at the southeast corner of the intersection, and is difficult to see. Until recently, Veterans
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnstonís River Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Allison Nelson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River (approx. 2 miles away); Whittier Cotton Mill and Village (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Mitchell House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Toward the River (approx. 2.7 miles away); Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mableton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.