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

Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864.

 
 
Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
1. Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker
Inscription. One-half mi. S., at the road - fork, is SIGNAL HILL, where Sherman observed the assault on Cheatham Hill by troops of the 4th & 14th Corps [US], June 27.

The John Ward Road -- left turn at the fork -- leads to Thomas’ Headquarters, June 27, & the battlefield of Kolb’s Farm, on & near Powder Springs road, 2.5 mi. S., where Hood [CS] attacked the right of the 20th & the left of the 23d Corps [US], June 22.

The road W. leads to Dallas & New Hope Ch., in Paulding County, where Federal & Confederate forces were in daily conflict 10 days.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-56.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 56.696′ N, 84° 36.327′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of John Ward Road and Dallas Highway (Georgia Route 120), on the left when traveling north on John Ward Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cheatham Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Interlocking Defenses
Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
2. Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker
Looking north, Dallas Highway (GA 120) runs left and right; John Ward Road is to the right (south)
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Texas Memorial (approx. half a mile away); A Humanitarian Act (approx. half a mile away); Climax at Cheatham Hill (approx. ¾ mile away); Field Fortifications (approx. ¾ mile away); Camouflaged Cannons (approx. ¾ mile away); McCook's Brigade (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
3. Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker
Looking south on John Ward Road, toward Kolb's Farm
Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 4, 2010
4. Federal, Confederate Lines, June 22, 27, 1864. Marker
Looking west on Dallas Highway (GA 120) toward Dallas and the site of the Battle of New Hope Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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