Mableton in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Toward the River
16th A. C. [US] troops were sent to Howellís, Bakerís & Sandtown ferries, below Nickajack Cr., where demonstrations were made as if crossings at those points were intended.
Johnstonís formidable River Line [CS] forbade a frontal attack by the outnumbering Federals; only by feinting on the right & thrusting on the left (up river at Soap Creek), were the Federals able to pass the Chattahoochee.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-68.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 48.74′ N, 84° 34.327′ W. Marker is in Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Mableton Parkway (Georgia Route 139) 0.1 miles north of Old Gordon Road, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5801 Mableton Parkway, Mableton GA 30126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mitchell House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries (approx. 0.4 miles away); Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Mable House (approx. one mile away); Georgia Militia on Turner's Ferry Road (approx. 2 miles away); The Extended Right (approx. 2.3 miles away); The March to Soap Creek (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site: Wm. Moss House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mableton.
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