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

The Wm. Nickols House

 
 
The Wm. Nickols House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. The Wm. Nickols House Marker
Inscription. Hardee’s Corps [CS] marched by this road to points S. of New Hope Ch., from Stegall's Station (Emerson) May 23, 24, 1864.

Hood’s Corps [CS] followed Hardee’s, May 24, 25, from Etowah River (at R. R. Bridge), reaching New Hope Ch. in time to check 20th A. C. [US] at that point. Hood’s Corps was rear guard of Johnston’s march to checkmate Sherman’s forces [US] moving toward Dallas, on roads westward to outflank Johnston’s position in the Allatoona mountains. Stewart’s Div. of Hood’s Corps camped at the Nickols farm, night of May 24, 1864.
 
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 033-34.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 3.195′ N, 84° 43.417′ W. Marker is in Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Dallas-Acworth Highway NW (Georgia Route 92) and North Shores Drive NW, on the right when traveling south on Dallas-Acworth Highway NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acworth GA 30101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardee’s, Hood’s & French’s H’dq’rs. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site ~ Mason’s Bridge
The Wm. Nickols House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. The Wm. Nickols House Marker
The Dallas-Acworth Highway (GA 92) is in the foreground; North Shores Drive (background) runs northeast from this intersection.
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Peters-Davenport House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Railroad Block-house (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Old Allatoona Church (approx. 3 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Durham House (approx. 3.7 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acworth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Wm. Nickols House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
3. The Wm. Nickols House Marker
The original Wm. Nickols House no longer stands.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 907 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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