Smyrna in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Ruﬀ's Mill
Late p.m., Fuller’s men again advanced, supported by Sweeney’s 2nd div., and after a bitter struggle seized the first line of works on Hood’s rt. near the present Gann Cemetery.
This Federal assault on Johnston’s left & the one at Smyrna, on his rt., were incidental to his retreat from Kennesaw to the river. Col. Edward Noyes, 39th O.V.V.I. (Governor of Ohio 1872-1874), lost a leg in this battle.
Erected 1984 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-74.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 50.957′ N, 84° 33.515′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Concord Road SW 0.1 miles east of Covered Bridge Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is just east of the Concord Road covered bridge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Concord Road SW, Smyrna GA 30082, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least The March to Soap Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Extended Right (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site: Wm. Moss House (approx. 1.3 miles away); “The Only Advantage of the Day” (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hood's Corps at Battle of Ruff's Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Mable House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries (approx. 2.4 miles away); Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River (approx. 2.5 miles away).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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