Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of Andrew J. Cheney (1815-86)
—-- Built about 1856 -- —
Cox’s 3d Div. camped here & supported Hascall’s 2d Div. [US] near the McAdoo house in Battle of Kolb’s Farm.
Sherman inspected rt. of Kennesaw line [US] here, June 23 & 25.
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 53.095′ N, 84° 37.068′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Powder Springs Road SW and Bankstone Drive SW, on the right when traveling south on Powder Springs Road SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30064, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 16th A.C. to Roswell (a few steps from this marker); Ross' Headquarters (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Kolb's Farm (approx. 1.6 miles away); Wm. G. McAdoo's Birthplace Kolb House (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kolb's Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kolb's Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); Battle of Kolb's Farm - June 22, 1864 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Regarding Schofield's Headquarters. The Cheney House has been preserved, but is now surrounded by an apartment complex.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.