Smyrna in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Alexander Eaton House: Hood’s H'dq'rs.
From Eaton’s house, Hood directed his troops in the Battle of Ruff’s Mill, July 4 -- the A.C. being left flank of Johnston’s Smyrna-Ruff’s Mill line [CS], after his retreat from Kennesaw. Rufus Eaton, age 6, son of Alex. said he saw Johnston at the house during the battle.
Erected 1959 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-78.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 51.41′ N, 84° 30.861′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Cobb Drive (Georgia Route 280) 0.1 miles south of King Springs Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker stands in front of the Emory Adventist Hospital. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3949 South Cobb Drive, Smyrna GA 30080, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker United Distributors (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hood's Corps at Battle of Ruff's Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Smyrna (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Marked Burial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Smyrna Memorial Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mazie Whitfield Nelson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Smyrna’s First Mayor (approx. 1.8 miles away); Shoupade Park (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smyrna.
Regarding The Alexander Eaton House: Hood’s H'dq'rs.. The house no longer stands.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then. Last updated on April 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.