“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Related Historical Markers

Markers related to the Kennesaw Mountain Campaign and Battle.
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By David Seibert, May 24, 2008
Hardee's Salient Marker
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-22 — Hardee's Salient
June 16, 1864. From this point as a pivot, the Confederate line W. to Gilgal Church & Lost Mtn. was swung back to a N. & S. line E. of Mud Creek, thereby making a salient angle -- Hardee's A. C. on the left or S; Polk's & Hood's Corps on the right, . . . — Map (db m11481) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw Mountain — KM-4 — Atlanta Campaign ~ 1864
May 7- 100,000 Federal Troops under Sherman start south from Chattanooga. Joseph E. Johnson with 50,000 Confederates oppose them.Sherman uses flanking movements more than battles to push Confederates back. June 19 - . . . — Map (db m15401) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw Mountain — KM-1 — War Comes To Kennesaw
In May, 1864 Sherman with 100,000 men drove into north Georgia hoping to destroy Johnston's army of 50,000 and lay waste vital railroads and factories. Sherman attacked at Dalton, Resaca, Cassville and New Hope Church. These attacks were . . . — Map (db m15465) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Battle of Kolb's Farm - June 22, 1864
A costly Confederate attack here stopped the Union army's attempt to bypass Kennesaw Mountain. On June 22, 1864, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston sent Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood's 13,000 troops down Powder Springs Road to stop the Federal . . . — Map (db m17280) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-13 — Battle of Kolb's FarmJune 22, 1864
The extension of the right wing of Federal forces S. of the Dallas Rd. threatening to outflank him, Johnston sent Hood’s Corps [CS] from the right (E. of Kennesaw) to this, the extreme left, with directions to stop further Federal advances. Hood . . . — Map (db m17158) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-9 — Schofield's HeadquartersHome of Andrew J. Cheney (1815-86) — -- Built about 1856 -- —
Hdqrs., Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield, Commanding Army of the Ohio [US] -- rt. wing of Sherman’s forces on the Kennesaw front, June 22-30, 1864, while directing flanking march of 23d A.C. [US] S. on the Sandtown Road. Cox’s 3d Div. camped here & . . . — Map (db m19699) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw Mountain — KM-3 — Trading Hard Blows
As Sherman approached the Kennesaw line, Hood's Corps struck his right on June 22 at Kolb Farm. The Federals, warned, repulsed Hood with a loss of 1,000 men. Sherman decided to assult and cut the Southern center at Cheatham Hill and Little . . . — Map (db m15475) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-15 — Gen. George H. Thomas' HeadquartersArmy of the Cumberland [US] — June 24 - July 3, 1864 —
In field west of rd., where right of 14th joined left of 20th corps [US]. From this point, June 27, Gen. Thomas [US] directed the assault of 5 brigades of 4th and 14th Corps, against Hardee’s Corps [CS] posted on Cheatham's Hill, E., across valley . . . — Map (db m17179) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-52 — Kennesaw Battlefield
One of the two abortive attempts to break Johnson’s line, * June 27, 1864, was made in this area by 3 Federal brigades. Deployed on the ridge W. of the stream & astride Burnt Hickory Rd., they moved E. toward the Spur of the mountain, which was the . . . — Map (db m867) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw — 033-49 — Federal 15th Corps
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 . . . — Map (db m80729) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-55 — Cheatham Hill
The intrenched line of the Confederate Army of Tenn., as of June 19-July 3, 1864, crossed the road here. This sector was held by Lt. Gen. Wm. J. Hardee's A.C. -- the right of his line at Kennesaw Mtn., the left, from 1 to 2 miles southward of this . . . — Map (db m5239) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — 033-18 — Gen. J. E. Johnston’s Headquarters
Cyrus York house-site; June 10-19, 1864. Johnston’s forces [CS] moved from Paulding Co. to Kennesaw area, June 5, & occupied lines from Lost to Brushy Mtns. June 16: the left was withdrawn E. of Mud Creek. June 19: all forces shifted to mountain . . . — Map (db m17650) HM

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