Near Hiram in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site: Colley House Hood’s H’dq’rs
Hood, enroute with his army to Tennessee, after the fall of Atlanta, marked time in this vicinity while Stewart’s A. C. wrecked the State R. R. between Marietta & the Etowah River -- a noted episode being French’s [CS] attempt to capture the Federal garrison at Allatoona - Oct. 5.
Oct. 6, Hood’s forces resumed march to Dallas, Van Wert, Cedartown, Cave Spring, -- to battle and defeat at Nashville.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 110-23.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 54.51′ N, 84° 44.757′ W. Marker is near Hiram, Georgia, in Paulding County. Marker is at the intersection of Macland Road (Georgia Route 360) and Maxwell Road, on the right when traveling east on Macland Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hiram GA 30141, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Darby House Cleburne’s H’dq’rs. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Lester House (approx. Site: Robertson House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Polk’s Corps at Dallas and New Hope Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Hiram Rosenwald School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lost Mountain Cross-Roads (approx. 3.3 miles away); Johnston's Headquarters (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hardee's Corps at Powder Springs (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hiram.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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