Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Ante-bellum residence of John R. Wilder.
June 21, Hood’s A. C. was shifted to the left, of Hardee’s line [CS] -- prolonging it to & S. of Powder Springs rd., leaving Wheeler to guard the rt. flank. Maj. Gen. W. W. Loring had his headquarters at "Oakton", the Wilder house.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-50.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.997′ N, 84° 33.69′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Kennesaw Avenue 0 miles north of St. Marys Lane, on the left when traveling north. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Indian Trail Tree (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Residence of Alice McLellan Birney The Archibald Howell Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Root House (approx. one mile away); Clarke Library Building (approx. one mile away); Johnston's Line East of Kennesaw (approx. one mile away); 1916 Glover Machine Works Locomotive (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kennesaw House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Categories. • Notable Buildings • War, US Civil •
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