Kennesaw in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
June 6, 1864. 20th A. C. [US] occupied E-W line on Stilesboro rd. (facing S.,) extending 1 mi. E. Old Mt. Olivet Ch. stood .25 mi. E; it was burned the same day.
June 9. Cox’s Div. (23d A. C.) [US] took position W. along Stilesboro rd., connecting with Hascall’s Div. [US] astride Burnt Hickory rd. The objective of Federal forces was Hardee’s A. C. [CS] from Gilgal Ch. to Pine Mtn.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-25.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 59.895′ N, 84° 40.53′ W. Marker is in Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Acworth-Due West Road and Stilesboro Road, on the left when traveling south on Acworth-Due West Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kennesaw GA 30152, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Route of Polk’s Corps (approx. one mile away); Durham House Site of the Dickson House (approx. 1½ miles away); Davis' Cross Roads (approx. 1.6 miles away); General Leonidas Polk Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Reversed Trench (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pine Mountain (approx. 1.8 miles away); Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennesaw.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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