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

Site of Old Allatoona Church

 
 
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By David Seibert, April 27, 2010
1. Site of Old Allatoona Church Marker
Inscription. Extreme left of Federal line on the Dallas - New Hope front where Johnston’s & Sherman’s forces had been in daily conflict since May 25, 1864.

June 3. Hovey’s (1st) Div., 23d A. C. [US] drove Armstrong’s cavalry [CS] from the road, thereby uncovering right of Confederate line -- Walker’s Div., Hardee’s Corps -- near the Foster house 1 mile, S. W.

Seizure of this road broke the 10-day stalemate & the opposing line shifted East to the Kennesaw front.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-30.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.603′ N, 84° 42.88′ W. Marker is in Acworth, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on County Line Road 0 miles south of Kings Tree Pass, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Acworth GA 30101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site ~ Mason’s Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Foster House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hardee’s, Hood’s & French’s H’dq’rs. (approx. 2.1 miles away);
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By David Seibert, April 27, 2010
2. Site of Old Allatoona Church Marker
Peters-Davenport House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Route of Polk’s Corps (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cross Roads Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Durham House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acworth.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By David Seibert, April 27, 2010
3. Site of Old Allatoona Church Marker
Looking south on County Line Road
Site of Old Allatoona Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 27, 2010
4. Site of Old Allatoona Church Marker
Looking north on County Line Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 911 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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