Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Loganís 15th A.C. Line
June 27. Walcuttís brigade (Harrowís div.) N. of rd.; G.A. Smithís astride the rd., & Lightburnís S. of it (M. L. Smithís div.), moved E. toward Kennesaw Spur where the attack fell upon Gen. S.G. Frenchís div., (Loringís A.C.), [CS] & the right of Hardeeís A.C. [CS] just S. of it.
This assault failed to break the Confederate line; a similar one, at Cheatham Hill, 2.5 mi. S., was also devoid of results -- the 2 engagements known as the Battle of Kennesaw Mtn.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-19.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.809′ N, 84° 35.713′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Burnt Hickory Road 0 miles west of Old Mountain Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is in the brush at the edge of a large meadow, part of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30064, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Kennesaw Battlefield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Assault on Pigeon Hill (about 500 feet away); Kennesaw Spur (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. J. E. Johnstonís Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Leonidas Polk's Headquarters (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gen. O. O. Howardís Headquarters (approx. one mile away); Federal Troops Occupy Marietta, 1864. (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Atlanta Campaign (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Also see . . . Kennesaw Mountain. The Battle of Kennesaw Mountain is described in the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 22, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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