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Near Hiram in Paulding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs

 
 
Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
1. Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker
Inscription. Oct. 3-6, 1864. Lt. Gen. John B. Hood [CS] had h'dq'rs at the Colley house which stood 500 ft. N. of this marker.

Hood, enroute with his army to Tennessee, after the fall of Atlanta, marked time in this vicinity while Stewarts A. C. wrecked the State R. R. between Marietta & the Etowah River -- a noted episode being Frenchs [CS] attempt to capture the Federal garrison at Allatoona - Oct. 5.

Oct. 6, Hoods 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 Cleburnes Hdqrs. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Lester House (approx.
Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
2. Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker
Looking east on Georgia Highway 360, Macland Road
1.3 miles away); Site: Robertson House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Polks 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
 
Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2009
3. Site: Colley House Hoods Hdqrs Marker
Looking south at the marker from Maxwell Road -- Macland Road is in the foreground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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