Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Tribute to Georgian Generals
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
To the 14 Georgians who were Generals
Of the Confederate States Army
In the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
June 27, 1864
Lt. Gen. William Joseph Hardee • Maj. Gen. William Henry Talbot Walker • Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler • Brig. Gen. Robert Houston Anderson • Brig. Gen. John Carpenter Carter • Brig. Gen. Henry DeLamar Clayton • Gen. Alfred Cumming • Brig. Gen. Matthew Duncan Ector • Brig. Gen. James Thadeus Holtzclaw • Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr. • Brig. Gen. John King Jackson • Brig. Gen. Hugh Weedon Mercer • Brig. Gen. Thomas Moore Scott • Brig. Gen. Marcellus Augustus Stovall
“Success of an army is but a reflection of the skill, leadership, courage and inspiration of its generals.”
Location. 33° 58.676′ N, 84° 34.676′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from Kennesaw Mountain Drive 1.7 miles south of Stilesboro Road NW. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Kennesaw Mountain section of Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park at the end of Kennesaw Mountain Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Atlanta - Prize of War (within shouting Dueling Cannons (within shouting distance of this marker); The Atlanta Campaign (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Clash at Kennesaw (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peachtree Trail (approx. half a mile away); Federal 15th Corps (approx. 0.7 miles away); Johnston's Line East of Kennesaw (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brushy Mountain Line (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Also see . . .
1. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 16, 2015.)
2. Wikipedia entry for the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. (Submitted on July 4, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
3. New Georgia Encyclopedia entry for the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. (Submitted on July 4, 2015, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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