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

Federal 15th Corps

 
 
Federal 5th Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Cruce, 6\27\07
1. Federal 5th Corps Marker
Inscription. June 19, 1864. Maj. Gen. John A Logan’s 15th A. C. * was deployed astride this, the old Marietta road; Smith’s 2d div., N. E. of it; Osterhaus’ 1st, S. W.; Harrow's 4th, in reserve. This was the 2d & final sector held by Sherman’s left wing on the Kennesaw Mountain front.

Heavy fire from the Confederate artillery on the mountain, was countered, June 23, by 2 batteries of Rodman & Parrott guns, erected by Osterhaus on the hill just W. —the excavations being still visible.

June 25, 27. Logan’s troops, shifted S. W. to the Burnt Hickory Rd., relieved the 14th A. C., & assaulted the lower end of the mountain.
* (U.S. flag logotype)
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Comission. (Marker Number 033-49.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 59.174′ N, 84° 35.072′ W. Marker is in Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Noonday Creek Trail (Old Highway 41) and Ridenour Road, on the left when traveling west on Noonday Creek Trail. 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
Federal 15th Corps Marker (on the right) at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 14, 2008
2. Federal 15th Corps Marker (on the right) at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peachtree Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clash at Kennesaw (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brushy Mountain Line (approx. half a mile away); Tribute to Georgian Generals (approx. 0.7 miles away); Atlanta - Prize of War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dueling Cannons (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Atlanta Campaign (approx. ¾ mile away); Johnston's Line East of Kennesaw (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kennesaw.
 
Additional keywords. Fifteenth Corps
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,528 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on February 9, 2015, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on September 14, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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